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  • China - H7N9 avian flu poultry outbreak confirmed in Tongchuan City, Shaanxi province - March 6, 2018

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    An outbreak of poultry H7N9 flu occurred in Wangyi District, Tongchuan City, Shaanxi Province
    Source: Internet Author: Anonymous Updated: 2018-03-06 16:53:26
      On February 17, there were suspected bird flu symptoms in laying hens raised by a farmer in Wangyi District, Tongchuan City, Shaanxi Province, with a disease incidence of 1000 and 810 deaths. On March 1, the Shaanxi Provincial Animal Epidemic Prevention Control Center diagnosed the suspected bird flu outbreak. March 5, confirmed by the national reference laboratory of bird flu, the outbreak was H7N9 influenza outbreak.
      After the outbreak occurred, the local government worked hard to dispose of the epidemic effectively according to the relevant preplan and technical regulation of prevention and treatment and culling and decontaminating 1000 poultry. At present, the outbreak has been effectively controlled.

    zhttp://www.feedtrade.com.cn/livestock/poultry/2018-03-06/2236053.html

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    This is the tenth mass outbreak of H7N9 since last Mar.
    China: A poultry flu H7N9 influenza outbreak occurred in Wangyi District of Tongchuan City, Shaanxi Province
    FIC www.flu.org.cn 2018-03-05 22:32 Source: Ministry of Agriculture

    On February 17, there were suspected bird flu symptoms in laying hens raised by a farmer in Wangyi District of Tongchuan City in Shaanxi Province, with a disease incidence of 1000 and 810 deaths.
    On March 1, the Shaanxi Provincial Animal Epidemic Prevention Control Center diagnosed it suspicious as avian flu outbreak.
    March 5, confirmed by the national reference laboratory of bird flu, the outbreak was H7N9 influenza outbreak.

    After this, the local authorities in accordance with the requirements on the relevant prevention/control plans and technical requirements, developed law-based prevention/control, scientific prevention/control effectively.
    They have already culled 1,000 hens and made them harmless. At present, the avian flu is effectively controlled.
    (This is the tenth case of birds-birds outbreak after Hunan, Hebei, Henan, Tianjin, Shaanxi, Huhehaote, Bogutu, Heilongjiang and Chuzhou in Anhui.)

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    • #3
      Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
      China (People's Rep. of)
      Information received on 07/03/2018 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 17/02/2018
      Date of confirmation of the event 05/03/2018
      Report date 05/03/2018
      Date submitted to OIE 07/03/2018
      Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
      Date of previous occurrence 25/08/2017
      Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      Serotype H7N9
      Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
      This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      New outbreaks (1)
      Outbreak 1 Tongchuan, Wangyi District, SHAANXI
      Date of start of the outbreak 17/02/2018
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Backyard
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 1000 1000 810 190 0
      Affected population Layers
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 1000 1000 810 190 0
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Birds 100.00% 81.00% 81.00% 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
      • Stamping out
      • 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) Birds virus isolation 05/03/2018 Positive
      Harbin national avian influenza reference laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 05/03/2018 Positive
      Future Reporting
      The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
      ...
      http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26078
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