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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Niger [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Apr. 13 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Niger [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Niger.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Niger

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Information received on 13/04/2017 from Dr Ibrahim Bangana, Directeur Général, Services Vétérinaires, Services Vétérinaires, Niamey, Niger

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    23/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    14/02/2017
    • Report date    13/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    13/04/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1    - Niamey, commune 4, TILLABERI
      • Date of start of the outbreak    23/01/2017
      • Outbreak status    Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit    Backyard
      • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 40    - 8    - 5    - 30    - 5
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 40    - 8    - 5    - 30    - 5
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 20.00%    - 12.50%    - 62.50%    - 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; H5N8 ; Poultry; Niger.

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