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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....

23 Jun 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jun 23 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N9, #China [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, poultry epizootics in China.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N9, China (People's Rep. of)

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Information received on 23/06/2017 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 6
    • Date of start of the event    19/03/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/03/2017
    • Report date    23/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    23/06/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H7N9
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Outbreak 1    - Baoqing, Shuangyashan, HEILONGJIANG
    • Date of start of the outbreak    16/06/2017
    • Outbreak status    Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    • Epidemiological unit    Farm
    • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of    - Slaughtered
      • Birds    - 36110    - 20150    - 19500    - 16610    - 0
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 36110    - 20150    - 19500    - 16610    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 55.80%    - 54.00%    - 96.77%    - 100.00%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H7N9 ; Poultry; China; Heilongjiang.

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