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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....

3 Jul 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #DRC [nine #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jul 3 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #DRC [nine #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Congo (Dem. Rep. of the)

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Information received on 01/07/2017 from Mr Honoré Robert N'Lemba Mabela, Directeur et Chef de service, Service de la Production & de la Santé Animale, Ministère de l'Agriculture, Pêche et Elevage , KINSHASA, Congo (Dem. Rep. of the)

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event    25/04/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/05/2017
    • Report date    30/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    01/07/2017
    • Reason for notification    First occurrence of a listed disease
    • 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: 9
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds   - … – 6283    - 6283    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - **    - 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   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N8 serotype clade 2.3.4.4 was confirmed.

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

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