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5 Jun 2018

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #SaudiArabia [three #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, June 5 ‘18)

          

Title:

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #SaudiArabia.

Subject:

Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtypes, poultry epizootics in Saudi Arabia.

Source:

OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code:

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Saudi Arabia

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Information received on 05/06/2018 from Dr Ali Al Doweriej, Director General of Veterinary Health and Monitoring Department, Veterinary Health and Monitoring Department, Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 6
    • Date of start of the event    19/12/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    20/12/2017
    • Report date    05/06/2018
    • Date submitted to OIE    05/06/2018
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    29/01/2008
    • 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: 3
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 582240    - 90900    - 2100    - 580140    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 15.61%    - 0.36%    - 2.31%    - 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; H5N8 ; Poultry; Saudi Arabia.

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