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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....

23 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Bangladesh [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jan. 23 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Bangladesh [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootics in Bangladesh.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Bangladesh

Information received on 21/01/2017 from Dr H.B.M Golam Mahmud, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Director, Livestock Research Institute, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 15/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 16/01/2017
    • Report date 21/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 21/01/2017
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 04/02/2016
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - DHAKA ( SS Agro Complex, Burokoi, Kulla, Dhamrai, Dhaka )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  3000  -  3000  -  732  -  2268  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate  -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  100.00% -  24.40% -  24.40% -  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
    • Surveillance and monitoring in the infected farm is continuing.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N1 ; Poultry; Bangladesh.

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