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15 May 2017

#China, #Henan reported an highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9 #poultry #outbreak (May 15 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Henan reported an highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N9 poultry outbreak.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype (highly pathogenic variant for poultry), poultry epizootic in Henan province of China.

Source: Local Media, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.

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China, Henan reported an highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N9 poultry outbreak

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On May 3, Henan Lushan County, Pingdingshan City, the provincial veterinary department found in part in the monitoring breeding grounds keeping laying hens appear suspected bird flu symptoms.

Of about 7500 birds with clinical signs, 5770 died.

On May 7, Henan Province, animal disease prevention and control center for the diagnosis of suspected avian flu outbreak .

On May 12, confirmed by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory , the outbreak was caused by the H7N9 flu virus.

After the epidemic, the local in accordance with the relevant plans and control technical requirements, adhere to the law prevention and control, scientific prevention and control, and effectively do the epidemic disposal work, the remaining 77040 birds were culled. At present, the epidemic has been effectively controlled.

Date: 2017-05-15

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Keywords: Avian Influenza; H7N9; Poultry; China; Henan.

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