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  • South Korea - H5N6 avian flu confirmed in Goheung County duck farm, South Jeolla province - December 28, 2017

    2017-12-28 17:08:00
    The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Livestock Food and Beverage (Minister: Kim Young-lok) conducted a final inspection of the agricultural, forestry and livestock quarantine headquarters of Kwangyong Duck Farm (about 17,600 rearing size) in Goheung-gun, Jeollanam Province, confirmed as H5 type during the 12.26. (H5N6) virus, according to the company. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is preemptive in confirming the doctor 's congratulation before it is confirmed as a highly pathogenic disease. The farmers and poultry farmers in the area of ​​protection and disinfection, And "H5N6 genotyping." At the same time, enhanced preventive measures * were implemented to prevent further spread. * 1) All poultry farms in Goheung county and 7 days of moving and access control of workers, 2) Detailed inspection of all poultry farms in Goheung county, 3) Prohibition of poultry distribution in traditional market in Goheung county
    (Distribution - Press release added) Detailed inspection of duck farmhouse in Goheung, Goan, Jeonnam province (H28N6) confirmed (12. 28, when distributed) .hwp

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Korea (Rep. of)
    Information received on 28/12/2017 from Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director General - Chief Veterinary Officer, Animal Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), SEJONG-SI, Korea (Rep. of)
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 4
    Date of start of the event 17/11/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 19/11/2017
    Report date 28/12/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 28/12/2017
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 13/10/2017
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N6
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (19/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (12/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (21/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (23/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (28/12/2017)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 Jangseon-ri, Deokjin-myeon, Yeongam-gun, JEOLLANAM-DO
    Date of start of the outbreak 26/12/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 9636 68 68 9568 0
    Affected population parent ducks
    Outbreak 2 Maegok-ri, Donggang-myeon, Goheung-gun, JEOLLANAM-DO
    Date of start of the outbreak 26/12/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 17600 200 200 17400 0
    Affected population Broiler ducks
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 27236 268 268 26968 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 0.98% 0.98% 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 Epidemiological investigation is ongoing.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Screening
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Control of wildlife reservoirs
    • Disinfection
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 27/12/2017 Positive
    Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 28/12/2017 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=25537
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