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China reports H5N6 bird flu outbreak in poultry in Xinjiang - May 30, 2019

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  • Pathfinder
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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    China (People's Rep. of)
    Information received on 01/06/2019 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 24/05/2019
    Date of confirmation of the event 30/05/2019
    Report date 01/06/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 01/06/2019
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 22/03/2017
    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 Liushuqu Village,Yichegashan Township, horgos, Ili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture , Xinjiang
    Date of start of the outbreak 24/05/2019
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 11910 1503 1015 10895 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 11910 1503 1015 10895 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 12.62% 8.52% 67.53% 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
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Screening
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Zoning
    • 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) 30/05/2019 Positive
    Harbin National Avian influenza Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds virus isolation 30/05/2019 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=30668

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/ne...njiang-317800/

    China reports H5N6 bird flu outbreak in Xinjiang
    Reuters
    Published: 4 hours ago

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Horgos in the far western Xinjiang region.

    The outbreak killed 1,015 out of 2,545 birds raised by farmers in Horgos, according to a notice on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs late on Friday.

    Authorities culled 11,910 birds in the area to control the spread of the disease. The notice did not specify the type of poultry involved...

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  • China reports H5N6 bird flu outbreak in poultry in Xinjiang - May 30, 2019



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    China: A highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak of poultry H5N6 subtype in Horgos, Xinjiang


    The Information Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs announced on May 30 that a high-pathogenic avian influenza epidemic of poultry H5N6 subtype occurred at Horgos City of Ili Prefecture in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
    On May 30, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs received a report from the China Animal Disease Prevention and Control Center. In the report, it is confirmed by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory, that H5N6 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic occurred in poultry raised by some farmers in Horgos, Ili Prefecture. The farmer stocked 2,445 poultry, among them, 1503 got sick and 463 died. After the outbreak, the local authorities in accordance with the relevant plans and technical requirements for prevention and control, do a good job in the handling of the epidemic situation, have smashed 11,910 poultry, all the sick and culled poultry have been harmless treatment.


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    China: A highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak of poultry H5N6 subtype in Horgos, Xinjiang

    The Information Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs announced on May 30 that a high-pathogenic avian influenza epidemic of poultry H5N6 subtype occurred in Horgos, Ili Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
    On May 30, 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. H5N6 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza occurred in poultry raised by some farmers in Horgos, Ili Prefecture. epidemic. The relevant farmers co-existed 2,545 birds of poultry, with an incidence of 1,503 pigeons and more than 1,015 pigeons. After the outbreak, the local authorities in accordance with the relevant plans and technical requirements for prevention and control, do a good job in the handling of the epidemic situation, have smashed 11,910 poultry, all the sick and culled poultry have been harmless treatment.


    http://www.moa.gov.cn/gk/yjgl_1/yqfb...03_6316030.htm
    Last edited by sharon sanders; June 3, 2019, 07:03 AM. Reason: link
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