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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....

1 Mar 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [six #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Mar. 1 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [six #poultry #outbreaks].

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)

Information received on 01/03/2017 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. 1
    • Date of start of the event    10/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    18/02/2017
    • Report date    01/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    01/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Sub-clinical infection
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H7N9
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 6
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds   - **  - … – … – … – …
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - **    - **    - **
          • *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   
    • All relevant live poultry markets were entirely closed, cleaned and disinfected and surveillance strengthened.
    • Up to date, during tracing back to the farms of origin, no unusual situation was observed in local poultry farms.

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

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