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Niger - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in birds on farm in Tillaberi (OIE, January 19, 2017)

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  • Niger - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in birds on farm in Tillaberi (OIE, January 19, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Niger
    Information received on 19/01/2017 from Dr Ibrahim Bangana, Directeur G?n?ral, Services V?t?rinaires, Services V?t?rinaires, Niamey, Niger
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    Date of start of the event 21/02/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 26/05/2016
    Report date 19/01/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 19/01/2017
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 2015
    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 a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (02/06/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (29/06/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (19/01/2017)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Quartier Plateau, Commune 3, TILLABERI
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/12/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 22 14 14 0 8
    Affected population Household farm including, among others, 13 ducks and 9 hens. During investigations, losses are estimated at 14 poultry (6 ducks and 8 hens).
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 22 14 14 0 8
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 63.64% 63.64% 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
    • Introduction of new live animals
    • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Screening
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Traceability
    • Dipping / Spraying
    • Quarantine
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Stamping out
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Zoning
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=22443
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