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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....

26 Jun 2017

Highly pathogenic #Avian #influenza #H5N8, S. #Korea [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jun 26 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #Avian #influenza #H5N8, S. #Korea [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in South Korea.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N8, Korea (Rep. of)

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Information received on 26/06/2017 from Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director - Chief Veterinary Officer, General Animal Health Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), SEJONG-SI, Korea (Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    24/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    28/01/2017
    • Report date    26/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    26/06/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    04/2016
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 9
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)  - … – 5 – … – … – … – 0
        • Grey Heron:Ardea cinerea(Ardeidae)   - … – 2    - 2  - … – 0
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae)  - … – 3    - 2 – … – 0
        • Great Egret:Ardea alba(Ardeidae)  - … -   1    - 1 – … – 0
        • Falcated Duck:Anas falcata(Anatidae)  - … – 1    - 1 – … – 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - **    - **
        • Grey Heron:Ardea cinerea(Ardeidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - **    - **
        • Great Egret:Ardea alba(Ardeidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Falcated Duck:Anas falcata(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
          • *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   
      • Animals in transit

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; S. Korea.

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