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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Cameroon [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Apr. 5 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Cameroon

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Information received on 04/04/2017 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. 31
    • Date of start of the event    20/05/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/05/2016
    • Report date    04/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    04/04/2017
    • 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: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 25413    - 21407    - 21407    - 4006    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 84.24%    - 84.24%    - 100.00%    - 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
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Information received on March, 29th 2017 by the veterinary services of the Western region.
    • The measures implemented comply with 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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