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13 Mar 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Nepal [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Mar. 13 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Nepal [a #poultry #outbreak].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Nepal

Information received on 10/03/2017 from Dr Bimal Kumar Nirmal, Doctor, Department of Livestock Services, DGA openRR, NEPAL, Nepal

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 01/03/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 08/03/2017
    • Report date 10/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 10/03/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to the whole country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - KOSHI ( Itahari-12, Santitole,Khanar, Sunsari )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  6200  -  3650  -  3650  -  2550  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  58.87% -  58.87% -  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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • A total of 2550 birds, 412 eggs, 200kg of food, 2213 egg trays and 26 local hens have been destroyed and disposed of by the Rapid Response Team.
    • Stamping out, cleaning and disinfection and sealing of infected premises have been completed.
    • Post operative surveillance outside the containment area is ongoing.

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

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