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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....

31 May 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8 in #Italy [one new #poultry #outbreak] (#IZSVE, May 31 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8 in #Italy [one new #poultry #outbreak].

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

Source: Avian Influenza National Reference Laboratory, Padua, Italy, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in Italy

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  • Outbreaks | PDF (last update: 31/05/2017)
  • Map | PDF (last update: 31/05/2017)

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  • 31/05/2017
    • On 30 May 2017, the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease confirmed as positive to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza subtype H5N8 samples from a fattening turkey farm located in Mantua province.
    • About 19.000 fattening turkey males (124 day-old) were present at the farm.
    • Analysis for virus characterization are ongoing at the NRL.
    • Protection and surveillance zones (3 and 10 km) around the infected holding were defined, and control measures were implemented as provided by the Council Directive 2005/94/EC.
    • Further information on the case will be provided as soon as available.

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Keywords: Italy; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8; Poultry.

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