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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Bulgaria [four #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jun 6 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Bulgaria [four #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Bulgaria

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Information received on 05/06/2017 from Dr Damyan Iliev, Chief Veterinary Officer & Deputy Executive Director, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 5 (Final report)
    • Date of start of the event    19/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    19/12/2016
    • Report date    05/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    05/06/2017
    • Date event resolved    30/04/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    01/07/2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 4
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 241    - 58    - 58    - 183    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 24.07%    - 24.07%    - 100.00%    - 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
      • Contact with wild species

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

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