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5 Jun 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nigeria [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jun 5 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nigeria [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootics in Nigeria.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Nigeria

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Information received on 02/06/2017 from Dr Gideon Mbursa Mshelbwala, Director, Veterinary Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 55
    • Date of start of the event    02/01/2015
    • Date of confirmation of the event    08/01/2015
    • Report date    02/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    02/06/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    27/07/2008
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 2
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of  - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 14200    - 1200    - 1200    - 2000    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 8.45%    - 8.45%    - 100.00%    - 22.54%
          • *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   
    • Farmer purchased point of lay from another farm suspected to be infected.


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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N1 ; Poultry; Nigeria.

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