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  • Nigeria - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in birds in farm, Edo (OIE, April 15, 2019)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Nigeria
    Information received on 15/04/2019 from Dr Olaniran Alabi, Director, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 39
    Date of start of the event 19/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 16/12/2016
    Report date 15/04/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 15/04/2019
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (17/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (08/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (13/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (20/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (06/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (13/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (20/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (04/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (10/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (24/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/05/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (02/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (28/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (18/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (19/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (03/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (27/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (12/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (15/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (21/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (05/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (04/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (15/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (22/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (24/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (28/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (05/02/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (15/02/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 37 (27/02/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 38 (04/03/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 39 (15/04/2019)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Benin City, oredo, Edo
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/04/2019
    Outbreak status Resolved (12/04/2019)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1500 250 250 1250 0
    Affected population 6months old cockerels and layers
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1500 250 250 1250 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 16.67% 16.67% 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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Quarantine
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Traceability
    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=30162
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