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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Germany [eight #poultry / #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Apr. 3 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Germany [eight #poultry / #wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry and wild birds epizootics in Germany.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Germany

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Information received on 31/03/2017 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 27
    • Date of start of the event    07/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    08/11/2016
    • Report date    31/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    31/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    09/2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 8
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 134374    - 23927    - 130    - 134244    - 0
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 17.81%    - 0.10%    - 0.54%    - 100.00%
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
          • *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   
    • All poultry have been culled and safely disposed of.
    • No poultry or poultry products have been dispatched.
    • Restriction zones have been established and epidemiological investigations started.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Wild Birds; Germany.

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