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  • Nepal - ​Outbreak of bird flu virus behind killing of chickens in Hetauda - HP H5N1 confirmed by OIE


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makwanpur_District
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    Outbreak of H9 virus behind killing of chickens


    Hetauda, Feb 27
    ...
    According to the information provided by farmers, over 10,000 chickens have already died at Hetauda-7.

    Though Veterinary Hospital confirmed outbreak of H9 virus behind the mass killing of chickens, the rumor of bird flu has worried poultry farmers in Hetauda.
    ...
    Association Chair Raju Adhikari said there is no bird flu epidemic in Nepal and it is baseless to report that the bird flu has killed chickens in Hetauda.
    ...
    The H9N2 virus is reported to have killed the chickens, informed Dr Chet Narayan Kharel, a veterinary doctor at the center. “We have identified the causes of infections and measures for solutions”, he added.

    http://setopati.net/social/140693
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Over 41,000 chickens to be slaughtered in Hetauda

    - PRATAP BISTA, Kathmandu

    Mar 17, 2019-

    Authorities have decided to slaughter fowls in Hetauda Metropolis-7, Makwanpur, after bird flu, also known as H5N1 influenza virus, was detected in the area.

    Chief District Officer Asman Tamang, businessmen and farmers have decided to slaughter poultry in the metropolis to prevent possible outbreak of the influenza, and to compensate the farmers.

    Authorities are going to slaughter 41, 500 fowls from 33 poultry farms in the metropolis. A team of veterinarians has been deployed in the affected areas and their vicinity to inspect and control the spread.
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    Published: 17-03-2019 10:23

    http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/p...n-hetauda.html
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
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    • #3
      Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
      Nepal
      Information received on 17/03/2019 from Dr Bimal Kumar Nirmal, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, NEPAL, Nepal
      Summary
      Report type Immediate notification
      Date of start of the event 14/02/2019
      Date of confirmation of the event 06/03/2019
      Report date 17/03/2019
      Date submitted to OIE 17/03/2019
      Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
      Date of previous occurrence 10/09/2018
      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
      New outbreaks (2)
      Outbreak 1 Hetauda Submetropolitan, ward No. 7, Naksoti, Makawanpur, Narayani
      Date of start of the outbreak 14/02/2019
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Farm
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 50894 9769 9769 41125 0
      Affected population Commercial layers
      Outbreak 2 Tarkeshwor-1, Sanglafat, kathmandu, Bagmati
      Date of start of the outbreak 28/02/2019
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Farm
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 5852 2600 2600 3252 0
      Affected population Layers
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 56746 12369 12369 44377 0
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Birds 21.80% 21.80% 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 Sudden death of large number of birds of laying stage showing clinical sign and symptoms with swelling of head, cyanotic comb and wattle.
      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
      • 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
      Central Veterinary Laboratory, Tripureshwor (National laboratory) Birds rapid tests 06/03/2019 Positive
      Central Veterinary Laboratory, Tripureshwor (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 06/03/2019 Positive
      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=29871
      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
      -Nelson Mandela

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      • #4
        Over 50,000 bird flu infected chickens culled in Makawanpur

        Hetauda, Makawanpur, March 29

        More than 50,000 chickens infected with bird flu virus have been culled in Makawanpur district, said the District Administration Office. Likewise, 9,015 eggs and 1,463 kilograms of poultry feed were also destroyed.
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        The team identified 28 farming affected by the virus of the total 48 inspected.
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        https://setopati.net/social/142991
        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
        -Nelson Mandela

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