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  • Pathfinder
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    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    China (People's Rep. of)
    Information received on 28/03/2019 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 17/03/2019
    Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2019
    Report date 25/03/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 28/03/2019
    Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H7N9
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Jinzhou Zoo, Linghe District, Jinzhou, Liaoning
    Date of start of the outbreak 17/03/2019
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Zoo
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 394 9 9 191 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 394 9 9 191 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 2.28% 2.28% 100.00% 50.76%
    *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
    • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
      Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
      Liaoning Indian Peafowl 194
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Selective killing and disposal
    • 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) Indian Peafowl real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 25/03/2019 Positive
    Harbin National Avian influenza Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Indian Peafowl virus isolation 25/03/2019 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=29961

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  • sharon sanders
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    Government announcement -

    H7N9 highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic occurred in Linghe District, Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province
    Date: 2019-03-25 17:50 Author: Source: Agriculture and Rural Department of Public Information Office

      The Information Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs announced on March 25 that a peacock H7N9 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic occurred in Linghe District, Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province .

      3 Yue 25, the Ministry of agriculture and rural areas to the control center reported Chinese animal epidemic prevention,
    confirmed by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory, Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province, zoo ornamental peacock occur H7N9 subtype highly pathogenic bird flu. Park on hand to watch birds 394 birds, the incidence 9 feather, died 9 feather. 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 treatment of the epidemic situation, have culled 191 birds, all dead and culled birds have been harmless treatment.

    http://www.moa.gov.cn/gk/yjgl_1/yqfb...25_6177194.htm



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  • China: MoA reports H7N9 bird flu outbreak in Liaoning province - March 25, 2019

    China reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of H7N9 bird flu at a zoo in northeastern Liaoning province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Monday * The virus, first detected in a flock of peacocks, infected and killed nine birds in the zoo in Jinzhou city, according to a statement published on the website of the agriculture ministry

    https://www.reuters.com/article/chin...-idUSB9N20G02I
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