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#Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17 (@CDCgov, edited)

Title : #Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17....

29 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Bulgaria [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Dec. 29 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Bulgaria [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, poultry epizootics in Bulgaria.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Excerpts.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5, Bulgaria

Information received on 28/12/2016 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. 1
    • Date of start of the event    19/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    19/12/2016
    • Report date    28/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE    28/12/2016
    • Reason for notification    First occurrence of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic)
    • 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    - 4344    - 456    - 456    - 3886    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 10.50%    - 10.50%    - 100.00%    - 99.95%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5; Poultry; Bulgaria.

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