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5 May 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, S. #Korea [273 #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, May 5 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, S. #Korea [273 #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N6 subtype, poultry epizootics in South Korea.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6, Korea (Rep. of)

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Information received on 04/05/2017 from Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director - Chief Veterinary Officer, General Animal Health Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), SEJONG-SI, Korea (Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 5
    • Date of start of the event    16/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    17/11/2016
    • Report date    04/05/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    04/05/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 273
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 20,219,984    - 29922 **    - 29911    - 20,190,073    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - 0.15%    - **    - 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
      • Contact with wild species

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N6 ; Poultry; South Korea.

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