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  • China - Xinjiang region reports HP H5N6 in swans (MoA, January 08, 2020)

    Source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/202..._138688207.htm

    Xinjiang reports H5N6 bird flu case
    Source: Xinhua| 2020-01-08 18:59:59|Editor: huaxia

    BEIJING, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- An outbreak of H5N6 bird flu has been confirmed in swans in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Wednesday.

    A total of 15 swans were found affected with avian influenza H5N6 and died at a fish pond in Yining County and a river park in the city of Bole, which are home to around 150 swans, according to a ministry statement..

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    Epidemic of Swan H5N6 Subtype Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Yining County and Bole City, Xinjiang

    Date: 2020-01-08 16:58 Author: Source: Agriculture and Rural Department of Public Information Office

    Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Information Office 1 Yue 8 released, and Bole City, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Yining County occurred wild swans H5N6 subtype highly pathogenic bird flu.

    1 Yue 8 Ri , the Ministry of agriculture and rural areas to the control center reported Chinese animal epidemic prevention, confirmed by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory, Yining County in Sa Zi Township Sarah Wood Village ponds and Bole Riverfront Park waters wild swans occur H5N6 Asia Outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Two water habitats swan about 150 feathers, the incidence of 15 feathers, death 15 birds. After the outbreak, a local person has been sent to pay close attention to the dynamics of the two habitat swans and disinfect the surrounding environment. All sick and dead birds have been harmlessly treated.

    http://www.moa.gov.cn/gk/yjgl_1/yqfb...08_6334564.htm
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      Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
      China (People's Rep. of)
      Information received on 10/01/2020 from Dr Huang Baoxu, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group, Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Qingdao, China (People's Rep. of)
      Summary
      Report type Immediate notification
      Date of start of the event 29/12/2019
      Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2020
      Report date 10/01/2020
      Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2020
      Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
      Date of previous occurrence 22/03/2017
      Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
      Serotype H5N6
      Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
      This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      New outbreaks (2)
      Outbreak 1 Sala Village,Samuyuzi Township, Yining, Ili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang
      Date of start of the outbreak 29/12/2019
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Village
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 75 9 9
      Outbreak 2 Binhe Park, Bole City, Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang
      Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2020
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Natural park
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 75 6 6
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 150 15 15
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 10.00% 10.00% 100.00% **
      *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
      **Not calculated because of missing information
      Epidemiology
      Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
      Control measures
      Measures applied
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Disinfection
      • 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 Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 08/01/2020 Positive
      Harbin National Avian influenza Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Mute Swan virus isolation 08/01/2020 Positive
      Future Reporting
      The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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      https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...reportid=32860
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