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#Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017 (@WHO, edited)

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8 Mar 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Malaysia [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Mar. 8 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Malaysia [a #poultry #outbreak].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Malaysia

Information received on 08/03/2017 from Dr Bin Md Isa Kamarudin, Director General, Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Putrajaya, Malaysia

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    28/02/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    06/03/2017
    • Report date    08/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    08/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    10/06/2007
    • 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
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 (JPVNK/600/B/04/08/JLD(2))    - Kg.Pulau Tebu, Tunjong, Kota Bharu, KELANTAN
      • Date of start of the outbreak    28/02/2017
      • Outbreak status    Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit    Backyard
      • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 26    - 16    - 15    - 11    - 0
          • Affected population    - Village chickens at backyard farm
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 26    - 16    - 15    - 11    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 61.54%    - 57.69%    - 93.75%    - 100.00%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive

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

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