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  • France - Vendée: bird flu suspected in a duck farm in Herbiers - Low pathogenic H5N2 confirmed

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    VENDÉE

    Les Herbiers. A farm of 11 200 ducks suspected of avian virus

    Nearly 11,200 ducks could be euthanized next week in Herbiers.

    By West-France
    Modified on the 10/03/2018 at 14h48
    Posted on the 10/03/2018 at 14h48
    ...
    This Saturday, March 10, following a screening of poultry from a farm located in Herbiers, the Vendée prefecture reports the suspicion of a focus of avian influenza virus (H5N3): "The possibility of an outbreak of influenza bird was detected in a duck farm located in the town of Herbiers in the Vendée. "

    Analyzes are in progress, and according to the prefecture of Vendée, the confirmation of the results is expected this Monday. The goal: to determine the pathogenicity of the virus, and to know if the strain is highly or weakly pathogenic. "If there is confirmation of the infection, slaughter of infected animals will be scheduled next week. A total of 11,200 ducks would then be euthanized.
    ...
    Another farm, based in Sèvremont has also been the subject of a suspected avian virus, February 7 last: 12 000 ducks were then euthanized.
    ...

    https://www.ouest-france.fr/pays-de-...viaire-5614398

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    Avian Flu. A duck farm of the Herbiers in the viewfinder

    Traces of bird flu have been detected in a duck farm located at the Herbiers.

    Posted on 12 Mar 18 at 8:34

    Third suspicion of outbreak of avian influenza virus in Vendée, since the beginning of the year. Traces were detected in a duck farm located at Herbiers.

    Pending the confirmation of the results expected for Monday morning, a restriction zone of poultry transport movements has been created within a radius of 1 km, and the farm is under surveillance.

    As soon as this avian influenza was suspected, the poultry (11,200 ducks) were confined. If there is confirmation of infection, slaughter of infected animals will be scheduled.
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    https://actu.fr/pays-de-la-loire/her..._15870159.html
    "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."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
    France
    Information received on 09/03/2018 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 15
    Date of start of the event 15/10/2015
    Date of confirmation of the event 04/12/2015
    Report date 09/03/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 09/03/2018
    Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
    Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
    Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N2
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (08/12/2015)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (10/12/2015)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (14/12/2015)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (22/01/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (31/05/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (02/08/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (10/10/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (27/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (10/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (03/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (13/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (17/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (29/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (05/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (09/03/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (57) HERBIERS, HERBIERS, VENDÉE
    Date of start of the outbreak 08/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 11200 0 0 0
    Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the screening prior to movement of web-footed birds. The presence of low pathogenic H5N2 virus was confirmed by the reference national laboratory on March the 9th, 2018. All the animals will be killed and disposed of on March 11th, 2018.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 11200 ** 0 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds ** 0.00% ** 0.00%
    *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
    • Screening
    • Traceability
    • Stamping out
    • 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
    ANSES National reference laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 09/03/2018 Positive
    ANSES National reference laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 09/03/2018 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26146
    "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."
    -Nelson Mandela

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