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4 Aug 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #China [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, August 4 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #China [a #poultry #outbreak].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, China (People's Rep. of)

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Information received on 04/08/2017 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. 8
    • Date of start of the event    12/09/2014
    • Date of confirmation of the event    15/09/2014
    • Report date    04/08/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    04/08/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    01/05/2014
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 81500    - 35000    - 15000    - 66500    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 42.94%    - 18.40%    - 42.86%    - 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; H5N1 ; Poultry; China; Inner Mongolia.

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