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8 Jun 2018

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nepal [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, June 8 ‘18)

          

Title:

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nepal [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject:

Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootics in Nepal.

Source:

OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code:

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Nepal

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Information received on 08/06/2018 from Dr Bimal Kumar Nirmal, Doctor, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Livestock Development, NEPAL, Nepal

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event    20/05/2018
    • Date of confirmation of the event    22/05/2018
    • Report date    08/06/2018
    • Date submitted to OIE    08/06/2018
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    10/03/2017
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 6000    - 1340    - 1340    - 4660    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 22.33%    - 22.33%    - 100.00%    - 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
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Commercial broiler chicken of 5 weeks old started exhibiting symptoms of dullness, off-fed dysponea, and sudden death.
    • Dead birds were disposed of properly.
    • A total of 4,660 commercial broiler, 75 backyard chicken and 512 kg of feed have been destroyed and disposed by the Rapid Response Team.
    • Stamping out operation, cleaning and disinfection, sealing of infected premises have been completed.
    • Post operation surveillance outside the containment area is ongoing.
    • Further details will be sent in follow-up reports.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N1 ; Poultry; Nepal.

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