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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

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24 Mar 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [a #poultry #outbreak, #Hunan] (#OIE, Mar. 24 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [a #poultry #outbreak, #Hunan].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, poultry epizootics in China.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N9, China (People's Rep. of)

Information received on 24/03/2017 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 19/03/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 24/03/2017
    • Report date 24/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 24/03/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H7N9
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - HUNAN ( Yongzhou, Dongan )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  189676  -  29760  -  18497  -  171179  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  15.69% -  9.75% -  62.15% -  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
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Stamping out
      • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type -  Harbin National Reference Lab for Avian Influenza ( OIE Reference Laboratory )
      • Tests and results -  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Birds -  virus sequencing -  24/03/2017 -  Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H7N9 ; Poultry; China; Hunan.

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