BOA1

Featured post

#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....

17 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Feb. 17 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in the Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code: [     ]

_____

Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

Information received on 17/02/2017 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 12
    • Date of start of the event    08/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    10/11/2016
    • Report date    17/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    17/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    04/2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in wild birds
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 2
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible     - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
          • *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
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • H5N8 was confirmed in wild birds found in Utrecht and Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel.

(...)

___

-

Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; Netherlands.

------