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    Odessa region .................................................. .Chernivtsi region

    Authority for food safety and consumer protection declared an outbreak of bird flu in two regions of Ukraine


    06/01/2017

    The State Service of Ukraine on issues of food safety and consumer protection (Gospotrebsluzhba) reported an outbreak of bird flu in two regions of Ukraine - Chernivtsi and Odessa. In these areas, the country recorded cases of poultry deaths from the virus infection.

    In particular, in the Odessa region registered the death of more than a thousand heads of chickens and geese, which were kept in households. The diagnosis - "bird flu."

    At the same time when crawling households with. Chertoryya Chernivtsi region, in connection with the death of the swans on the lake of bird flu on January 3, found the death of chickens. After the examination, they also identified the bird flu virus.

    The foci of the disease is taking measures to contain and prevent the spread of avian influenza virus.

    Recall, "bird flu" - an acute viral infection of birds, which is characterized by general weakness, edema, lesion of respiratory organs and the gastrointestinal tract. Influenza sensitive to both domestic and wild migratory birds. The main carriers of the infection are migratory waterfowl. As soon as the relevant disease is detected on any territory, authorities imposed restrictions on the export of birds from that country and shall take appropriate measures to eliminate the disease (quarantine, zoning, disinfection). Avian influenza causes significant economic damage, both to the state and producers.

    Earlier it was reported that in an agricultural enterprise "Druzhba" in the Odessa region due to the bird flu deaths registered in 1099 poultry (chickens and geese) from 10 251 head (4831 hens and geese 5420), contained in a farm.

    Вирус зафиксирован в Одесской и Черновицкой областях
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    In Odessa and Chernivtsi regions recorded outbreak of avian influenza outbreaks in disease measures are being taken to contain and prevent the spread of bird flu pathogen.


    January 6, 2017 In the Odessa region veterinarians recorded outbreak of acute viral diseases - avian influenza. As reported by UNIAN in the Main Control Gosprodpotrebsluzhby in the Odessa region, according to the operative information, the disease recorded in the village of Peace Kiliya district. It is noted that in the agricultural enterprise "Druzhba", on January 5 registered deaths in 1099 poultry (chickens and geese) from 10251 heads (4831 hens and geese 5420), contained in a farm. Read also experts insist on restricting imports of meat due to the bird flu epidemic in the EU In the study of the pathological samples taken in the State biomaterial research institute on laboratory diagnostics and veterinary-sanitary examination (Kyiv) on Thursday diagnosed - bird flu.

    In order to coordinate actions to localize and eliminate the disease on January 6 is scheduled to hold a meeting of the State Commission of Emergency Antiepizootic Kiliya district administration, the decision of which the plan for bird flu liquidation is approved, defined the boundaries of epizootic outbreak, the protection and surveillance zones. It is noted that in order to coordinate the implementation of activities in the Odessa region left Gospotrebsluzhby experts, the State Research Institute for laboratory diagnostics and veterinary-sanitary inspection and the State Center for Veterinary Medicine poultry. See also In the Kherson region recorded outbreak of avian influenza - Gosprodpotrebsluzhba The outbreak of the disease measures are taken to contain and prevent the spread of avian influenza virus.


    The specialists of veterinary medicine registered cases of acute viral disease - Avian influenza in the Chernivtsi region, the press service of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection. According to the report, veterinarians have recorded the death of chickens from avian flu in farms in the village Chertoryya Kitsman district. In total, according to preliminary information, in households in this village contains about 969 birds of different species. In order to coordinate actions on localization and liquidation of bird flu outbreaks State Emergency anti-epizootic commission Kitsman district administration held a meeting and approved a plan of action for the elimination of the outbreak, defined the boundaries of epizootic outbreaks of protection and surveillance zones.

    The foci of the disease carried out to locate and prevent the spread of bird flu pathogen. As UNIAN reported earlier, the first outbreak of bird flu in Ukraine in 2016 veterinarians recorded on November 30 in Kherson region. Prior to that, the recent cases of bird flu in the country were registered in 2008 in the Crimea (4 cases).


    В очагах заболевания проводятся мероприятия по локализации и недопущению распространения возбудителя птичьего гриппа. Последние новости от УНИАН за 06 января.
    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
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    • #3
      Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
      Ukraine
      Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Head of Directorate fot International Cooperation, Directorate fot International Cooperation, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Kiev, Ukraine
      Summary
      Report type Immediate notification
      Date of start of the event 01/01/2017
      Date of confirmation of the event 02/01/2017
      Report date 12/01/2017
      Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
      Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
      Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
      Serotype H5N8
      Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
      This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      New outbreaks (1)
      Outbreak 1 Chortoryia, Kitsmanskiy, CHERNOVTSY
      Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2017
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
      Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 23 23 0 0
      Affected population Quarantine measures are in place. A zoning, clinical investigations and laboratory tests of biomaterial from the poultry which is kept inside protection and surveillance zones are conducted.
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
      Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 23 23 0 0
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 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
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Dipping / Spraying
      • Quarantine
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Zoning
      • 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
      State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 02/01/2017 Positive
      Future Reporting
      The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
      ...
      http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=22345
      "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."
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      • #4
        Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
        Ukraine
        Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Head of Directorate fot International Cooperation, Directorate fot International Cooperation, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Kiev, Ukraine
        Summary
        Report type Immediate notification
        Date of start of the event 03/01/2017
        Date of confirmation of the event 04/01/2017
        Report date 12/01/2017
        Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
        Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
        Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
        Serotype H5N8
        Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
        This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
        New outbreaks (2)
        Outbreak 1 Myrne, Kiliyskiy, ODESSA
        Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
        Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        Epidemiological unit Farm
        Affected animals
        Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        Birds 10251 1099 1099 9152 0
        Outbreak 2 Chortoryia, Kitsmanskiy, CHERNOVTSY
        Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
        Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        Epidemiological unit Backyard
        Affected animals
        Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        Birds 37 14 14 23 0
        Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
        Total animals affected
        Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        Birds 10288 1113 1113 9175 0
        Outbreak statistics
        Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        Birds 10.82% 10.82% 100.00% 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
        Epidemiological comments As part of the surveillance within the protection zone established due to previous outbreak in wild birds clinical signs were discovered. Quarantine measures in protection and surveillance zones are ongoing.
        Control measures
        Measures applied
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Disinfection / Disinfestation
        • Traceability
        • Dipping / Spraying
        • Quarantine
        • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
        • Stamping out
        • Official destruction of animal products
        • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
        • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
        • Control of wildlife reservoirs
        • Zoning
        • 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
        State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/01/2016 Positive
        State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 05/01/2017 Positive
        Future Reporting
        The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
        ...
        http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=22326
        "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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