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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

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2 Jun 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [a #poultry #outbreak in #Shaanxi] (#OIE, Jun 2 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [a #poultry #outbreak in #Shaanxi].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, poultry epizootics in China.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N9, China (People's Rep. of)

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Information received on 02/06/2017 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event    19/03/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/03/2017
    • Report date    01/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    02/06/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H7N9
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of  - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 45000    - 31700    - 22000    - 23000 – …
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 70.44%    - 48.89%    - 69.40%    - **
          • *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


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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H7N9 ; Poultry; China; Shaanxi.

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