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7 May 2018

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #Germany [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, May 7 ‘18)

          

Title:

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #Germany [infected #wildbirds].

Subject:

Avian Influenza, H5N6 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Germany.

Source:

OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code:

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N6, Germany

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Information received on 07/05/2018 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event    20/03/2018
    • Date of confirmation of the event    20/03/2018
    • Report date    07/05/2018
    • Date submitted to OIE    07/05/2018
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    01/2018
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype    H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis    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
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae) – … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 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

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N6 ; Wild Birds; Germany.

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