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8 May 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #UK [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, May 8 ‘17)


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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in the UK.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, United Kingdom

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Information received on 08/05/2017 from Dr Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, LONDON, United Kingdom

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event    03/05/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    04/05/2017
    • Report date    08/05/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    08/05/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    27/02/2017
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical
    • 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    - 9    - 9    - 2    - 7    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 100.00%    - 22.22%    - 22.22%    - 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   
    • 1) First backyard flock (Thornton - start date 03/05/2017):
      • The epidemiological investigation has started and disease control programmes applied.
      • Primary C&D has been completed.
    • 2) Second backyard flock (Thornton - start date 05/05/2017):
      • Culling and disposal has been carried out.
      • Primary C&D has been completed.
      • 3km and 10km control zones have been put in place.
      • Updates will be provided in weekly reports as further information becomes available.
      • This is a continuation of the event that started in December 2016.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; UK.

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