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  • Germany detects HP H5N8 avian flu in Rostock Zoo

    machinetranslation

    08.01.2015

    H5N8 virus in White Stork in Rostock Zoo


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    A White Stork in Rostock Zoo is apparently suffering from bird flu.
    Even today, more action

    Further details are not yet known. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Minister of Agriculture Till Backhaus (SPD) will go in the afternoon with further information to the public.Backhaus had already phoned the morning zoo director Udo Nagel. A spokesman for the Department of Agriculture said today more decisions are made. It's probably the question of whether other animals have to be killed. After the bird flu case in November in a turkey operation in Heinrichswalde most birds were housed in stables, said the zoo.


    In Rostock Zoo there is a case of avian flu. The affected animal is for information of NDR 1 Radio MV a white stork.According to information from the Ministry of Agriculture in Schwerin highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N8 was detected. The eight other white storks from the holdings of the zoo had to be killed, it said. The zoo was closed as a precaution on Thursday morning, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.


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    computertranslation

    01.10.2015

    Another bird flu case in Rostock Zoo

    A Red Ibis has been infected with the bird flu too. Previously, storks and geese were already affected.
    In Rostock Zoo there is another case of the dangerous bird flu virus H5N8. Experts in a Red Ibis (also: Scarlet Ibis, Scarlet) to identify the virus. A total of 18 more birds were killed then. These are among the ibises at night and egrets. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Zoo will be closed until further notice. First of all examination results should be evaluated.

    Lowest possible loss of biodiversity
    An attempt was made to protect the partially rare species in the zoo will, as Minister of Agriculture Till Backhaus (SPD): "But it is also clear that we need to make further killings in further discoveries." As the H5N8 virus came to the zoo, is still unclear.

    A few days ago the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus was discovered initially at a stork. Several animals were sacrificed for safety's sake. In the following tests, it was found that all twelve white storks and five geese were infected.


    thanks to Mike Coston
    Nach St?rchen und G?nsen ist auch ein Roter Sichler im Rostocker Zoo an der Vogelgrippe erkrankt. Der Tierpark bleibt bis auf Weiteres geschlossen. Wie das Virus dorthin kam, bleibt ein R?tsel.
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      Rostock zoo, 500 birds from 85 species

      all 12 storks and the scarlet ibis had H5N8
      ---edit-- all 23 culled ducks were also positive for H5N8

      killed so far:
      12 storks,
      5 geese,
      25 ducks,
      1 Roter Sichler = Eudocimus ruber = scarlet ibis
      9 more ibisses
      8 birds from

      Nachtreiher = Nycticorax nycticorax = black-crowned night heron
      Seidenreiher = Egretta garzetta = little egret

      [mallard in Nordhausen Thueringen, 2015/01/06]
      I'm interested in expert panflu damage estimates
      my current links: http://bit.ly/hFI7H ILI-charts: http://bit.ly/CcRgT

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