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  • ​China reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak at a farm in northeastern Liaoning province

    China reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Liaoning province

    by Reuters
    Tuesday, 2 April 2019 03:10 GMT

    BEIJING, April 2 (Reuters) -

    * China reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of H5N1 bird flu at a farm in northeastern Liaoning province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Tuesday

    * The case occurred on a farm with 24,500 birds but the ministry did not specify if they were chickens or other types of poultry...

    http://news.trust.org//item/20190402025734-xjtxc/
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    A highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak of poultry H5N1 occurred in Xinmin City, Liaoning Province

    Date: 2019-04-02 10:48 Author: Source: Agriculture and Rural Department of Public Information Office [Font Size: Da Zhong small ] Print

    The Department of Agriculture Office of Rural 4 Yue 2 release, Xinmin City of Shenyang City, Liaoning Province occurred in poultry H5N1 subtype highly pathogenic bird flu.

    On April 2 , the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs received a report from the China Animal Disease Prevention and Control Center and was diagnosed by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory. H5N1 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemics occurred in poultry raised by a farmer in Xinmin City . The farmer kept 24,500 poultry and died more than 1,000 pigeons . After the outbreak, according to the relevant local prevention plans and technical specifications, a really good job epidemic disposal, poultry have been culled 25,472 birds, and all the dead poultry have been culled safe disposal.

    http://www.moa.gov.cn/gk/yjgl_1/yqfb...02_6177777.htm
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      Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
      China (People's Rep. of)
      Information received on 04/04/2019 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 26/03/2019
      Date of confirmation of the event 02/04/2019
      Report date 03/04/2019
      Date submitted to OIE 04/04/2019
      Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
      Date of previous occurrence 01/08/2012
      Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      Serotype H5N1
      Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
      This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      New outbreaks (1)
      Outbreak 1 Changgangzi Village,Daliutun Township, Xinmin City, Shenyang, Liaoning
      Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2019
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Farm
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 25472 1000 1000 24472 0
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 25472 1000 1000 24472 0
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Birds 3.93% 3.93% 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
      • Screening
      • 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
      Harbin National Avian influenza Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/04/2019 Positive
      Harbin National Avian influenza Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds virus isolation 02/04/2019 Positive
      Future Reporting
      The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
      ...
      http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=30028
      "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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