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A Highly Pathogenic #Avian #H7N9 #Influenza Virus Isolated from A #Human Is Lethal in Some #Ferrets Infected via #Respiratory #Droplets (Cell Host Microbe, abstract)

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6 Apr 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Austria [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Apr. 6 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Austria

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Information received on 06/04/2017 from Mr Dr Ulrich Herzog, Chief Veterinary Officer, Verbrauchergesundheit, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit , VIENNE, Austria

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
    • Date of start of the event    09/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    11/11/2016
    • Report date    06/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    06/04/2017
    • Date event resolved    20/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    26/04/2006
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 108    - 49    - 49    - 59    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 45.37%    - 45.37%    - 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   
      • Contact with wild species

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

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