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31 Mar 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Cameroon [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Mar. 31 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Cameroon [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootics in Cameroon.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Cameroon

Information received on 31/03/2017 from Dr Gaston Djonwe, Directeur des Services Vétérinaires, Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l'Elevage, des Pêches & des Industries Animales, Yaoundé, Cameroon

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 30
    • Date of start of the event    20/05/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/05/2016
    • Report date    31/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    31/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    12/03/2006
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 2
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 6320    - 1487 **    - 1487    - 4833    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - **    - **    - **
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
          • **Not calculated because of missing information
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Epidemiological investigation staff from the veterinary services of the West region and of the epidemiological surveillance network (RESCAM) performed sampling for analysis and implemented protective measures according to Law 006 of 16 April 2001 on zoo-sanitary standards applying to livestock diseases legally considered as contagious and subjected to compulsory reporting, and to the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N1 ; Poultry; Cameroon.

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