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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)

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14 Mar 2017

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N2, #SouthAfrica [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Mar. 14 ‘17)


Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N2, #SouthAfrica [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N2 subtype, poultry epizootics in South Africa.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5N2, South Africa

Information received on 14/03/2017 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 20
    • Date of start of the event    28/01/2014
    • Date of confirmation of the event    10/06/2014
    • Report date    14/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    14/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    02/11/2013
    • Manifestation of disease    Sub-clinical infection
    • Causal agent    Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N2
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 2
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 906    - 79    - 0    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 8.72%    - 0.00%    - 0.00%    - 0.00%
          • *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   
    • Geographical coordinates have been adjusted to be less accurate to protect the privacy of owners, in accordance with legislative requirements.
    • Note by the OIE World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department: H5 and H7 avian influenza in its low pathogenic form in poultry is a notifiable disease as per Chapter 10.4. on avian influenza of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code (2016).

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N2 ; Poultry; South Africa.

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