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  • Pathfinder
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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    China (People's Rep. of)
    Information received on 28/12/2016 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 07/12/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 12/12/2016
    Report date 28/12/2016
    Date submitted to OIE 28/12/2016
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 05/2014
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N6
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Deyang, Mian Zhu, SICHUAN
    Date of start of the outbreak 07/12/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 49000 13000 11000 38000 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 49000 13000 11000 38000 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 26.53% 22.45% 84.62% 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
    • Screening
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Quarantine
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Stamping out
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Harbin National Avian Influenza Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 12/12/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...

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  • sharon sanders
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    from government of Hong Kong:

    Import of poultry and poultry products from Mianzhu, Deyang City in Sichuan Province suspended
    The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (December 13) that in view of a notification from the Ministry of Agriculture about a confirmed case of highly pathogenic H5N6 sub-type avian influenza in Mianzhu, Deyang City, in Sichuan Province, it has followed the existing approach for control of highly pathogenic avian influenza and taken recommendations from the World Organisation for Animal Health into account to ban the import of poultry and poultry products, including poultry eggs, from an area within a radius of 3 kilometres from the said place for a period of 90 days, and from an area within a radius of 13 kilometres for 21 days, with immediate effect for the protection of public health in Hong Kong.

    A spokesman for the CFS said that, according to information from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, the outbreak does not affect any registered Mainland poultry farms for export to Hong Kong. No registered poultry meat or poultry egg processing plants are currently situated within the import restriction zone concerned.

    The Centre will closely monitor the latest developments of the avian influenza case in the province and take appropriate follow-up action as necessary.

    Ends/Tuesday, December 13, 2016



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  • Treyfish
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    Import of poultry and poultry products from Mianzhu, Deyang City in Sichuan Province suspended


    Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (December 13) that in view of a notification from the Ministry of Agriculture about a confirmed case of highly pathogenic H5N6 sub-type avian influenza in Mianzhu, Deyang City, in Sichuan Province, it has followed the existing approach for control of highly pathogenic avian influenza and taken recommendations from the World Organisation for Animal Health into account to ban the import of poultry and poultry products, including poultry eggs, from an area within a radius of 3 kilometres from the said place for a period of 90 days, and from an area within a radius of 13 kilometres for 21 days, with immediate effect for the protection of public health in Hong Kong.

    A spokesman for the CFS said that, according to information from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, the outbreak does not affect any registered Mainland poultry farms for export to Hong Kong. No registered poultry meat or poultry egg processing plants are currently situated within the import restriction zone concerned.

    The Centre will closely monitor the latest developments of the avian influenza case in the province and take appropriate follow-up action as necessary.



    Published on: 2016-12-13http://7thspace.com/headlines/532523...suspended.html

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  • China - 38,000 Poultry Culled due to H5N6 avian flu outbreak in Mianzhu, Sichuan province - December 13, 2016

    A highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak occurred in poultry in Mianzhu, Sichuan Province

    At 7:55 on December 13, 2016

    A highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in poultry in Mianzhu, Sichuan Province According to the Ministry of Agriculture website news, the Ministry of Agriculture Information Office released today, Deyang City, Sichuan Province, Mianzhu City, a highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak. At present, has been culling and harmless treatment of 38,000 poultry, the epidemic has been effectively controlled.
    December 7, Deyang City, Sichuan Province, Mianzhu City veterinary sector in the monitoring found in a poultry farm raised chickens suspected bird flu symptoms, the incidence of 13,000, 11,000 deaths. December 9, Sichuan Province, animal disease prevention and control center diagnosed as suspected bird flu. December 12, the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory confirmed that the outbreak for the H5N6 subtype of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
    After the outbreak of the epidemic, according to the relevant local plans and technical specifications, adhere to the law prevention and control, scientific prevention and control, and do a good job in the epidemic disposal work has been culling and harmless treatment of 38,000 poultry. At present, the epidemic has been effectively controlled.http://translate.googleusercontent.c...jw2tjSIzf_KxYQ



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