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  • Romania - AI poultry deaths in remote village - H5N1 Confirmed

    Source: http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_i...3012749C863344

    Suspected H5N1 outbreak in Romania
    March 27 2010 at 07:44PM G

    Bucharest - A suspected bird flu outbreak has been reported in a remote Romanian village, the Sanitary and Veterinary Authority said on Saturday.

    Samples of two dead hens were sent for confirmation of the potentially deadly H5N1 virus to the Animal Health Institute in Bucharest and on to the Weybridge laboratory in Britain, the Authority said.

    The poultry in the small private farm at a village on the Danube Delta were slaughtered and the area disinfected.

    "There is currently no risk of the disease spreading," the Authority said.

    Two weeks ago, a bird flu outbreak was reported in the nearby village of Letea close to the Ukrainian border, the first case in Europe for a year...

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    A new possible outbreak of avian influenza was found in Tulcea
    27 mar 2010, 17:32 | Actualizat (acum 10 ore) March 27, 2010, 17:32 | Updated (now 10 o'clock)

    Members of the Public Administration Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety has killed all farm birds in question.

    Un nou posibil focar de gripă aviară a fost descoperit în Tulcea A new possible outbreak of avian influenza was found in Tulcea

    Membrii Unităţii Operaţionale Centrale din cadrul ANSVSA au identificat un posibil focar de gripă aviară în satul tulcean Plaur. Atât cele două găini care prezentau simptomele bolii cât şi restul păsărilor din acea gospodărie au fost ucise. Members of the Central Operational Unit ANSVSA identified a possible outbreak of avian influenza in Tulcea floating village. So the two hens who had symptoms and the remaining birds were killed in that household.

    Potrivit reprezentanţilor Autorităţii, găinile suspecte de gripă aviară erau crescute într-o gospodărie "izolată" din satul Plaur. Under the authority, chickens suspected of bird flu were raised on a farm "isolated" floating village.

    "Au fost luate imediat măsurile de prevenţie, respectiv de ucidere şi distrugere a păsărilor din gospodăria respectivă şi s-au făcut dezinfecţiile necesare. Nu au mai fost depistate pasări bolnave în urma verificărilor în restul gospodăriilor din sat şi nici păsări sălbatice moarte în zonă. În momentul de faţă nu există niciun pericol de răspândire a bolii", au spus reprezentanţii ANSVSA. "They were immediately taken preventive measures, namely the killing and destruction that household birds and disinfection have been necessary. No sick birds were found after checks the remaining households in the village or dead wild birds in the area. Currently there is no danger of spreading disease, "said representatives ANSVSA.

    Aceştia afirmă că localitatea Plaur este "un sat mic, izolat, cu 31 de gospodării", aflat pe braţul Chilia Veche al Dunării, lângă graniţa cu Ucraina. They claim that the floating city is "a small village, isolated, with 31 households, located on Old Chilia arm of the Danube, near the border with Ukraine.

    Specialiştii ANSVSA au recoltat probe de la cele două găini suspecte de boală şi le-au trimis la Institutul de Diagnostic şi Sănătate Animală, urmând a fi transmise ulterior către Laboratorul comunitar de referinţă pentru gripa aviară Weybridge din Marea Britanie. Specialists ANSVSA samples were collected from two chickens suspected of disease and they have sent to the Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health, to be subsequently transmitted to the Community Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza Weybridge in the UK.

    În urmă cu mai puţin de două săptămâni, autorităţile române confirmau existenţa unui focar de gripă aviară înalt patogen de tip H5N1 în comuna Letea, judeţul Tulcea. Ago with less than two weeks, Romanian authorities confirmed the existence of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza type H5N1 in village Letea, Tulcea County.

    Consilierul ministrului Sănătăţii, Geza Molnar, declara în legătură cu acest caz că veterinarii au găsit 49 de păsări moarte în două gospodării şi că s-au luat măsuri pentru supravegherea atentă a zonei. Minister of Health adviser, Geza Molnar, said about this case that veterinarians have found 49 dead birds in two households and that they made for supervision of the area.

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      Re: Romania: Suspected AI poultry deaths in remote village

      other current H5N1 threads for Romania

      Romania - Bird flu Found at Poultry Farm - Letea, Tulcea county, Danube's delta

      Island on the coast of the Black Sea is infected with the H5N1 virus?

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        Re: Romania: Suspected AI poultry deaths in remote village

        Originally posted by RoRo View Post
        Aceştia afirmă că localitatea Plaur este "un sat mic, izolat, cu 31 de gospodării", aflat pe braţul Chilia Veche al Dunării, lângă graniţa cu Ucraina.

        They claim that the floating city is "a small village, isolated, with 31 households, located on Old Chilia arm of the Danube, near the border with Ukraine.

        translated caption for the picture Constanta The floating city is a village, isolated
        http://www.adevarul.ro/locale/consta...233376780.html

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          Dunarea Bratul Chilia is a branch of the Danube

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            Re: Romania: Suspected AI poultry deaths in remote village

            Second outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Romania and Bulgaria suspicion


            Las Servicios Veterinarios Oficiales de Rumanía han notificado la detección de un segundo foco de Influenza Aviar de Alta Patogenicidad (IAAP) H5N1 en una explotación de gallinas traspatio en el pueblo de Plauru, condado de Tulcea, en el delta del Danubio.
            The Official Veterinary Services of Romania
            have reported the detection of a second outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in a backyard chicken farm in the village of Plauru, Tulcea County, in the Danube Delta. This town is located in Zone B (lower-risk area) of the first outbreak in Lethe on March 16, 2010. This second point is 55 km from Lethe.

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            The suspicion of the existence of the disease originated last March 24, at detected 28 and 52 dead chickens with clinical symptoms. Samples were taken on 24 and 25 March, the virus was detected by PCR, and proceeded to start their isolation.

            On March 25, proceeded to take the measures provided for in Decision 2006/415/EC of 14 June 2006 concerning certain protection measures in relation to HPAI subtype H5N1 in poultry in the Community, include the slaughter and destruction of all birds in the affected farm and cleaning and disinfection of the farm which was repeated a second time on 26 March. The epidemiological survey was launched in Plauru has not revealed the detection of more animals with symptoms at the moment.

            The veterinary authorities have proceeded to establish a protection zone and surveillance in accordance with Directive 2005/94/EC of 20 December 2005 on Community measures to combat avian influenza and repealing Directive 92 / 40/CEE. The surveillance zone with a radius of 10 km includes the towns of Plauru, Ceatalchioi and Salceni but also includes part of Ukrainian territory.

            On the other hand, the National Veterinary Service of Bulgaria has reported a suspected outbreak of HPAI (H5N1) in a wild bird in St Constantine Elena (Varna), in the Black Sea coast. On Monday March 29 confirmed the presence of H5N1 virus in a common buzzard found dead. The samples were taken within the framework of the Avian Influenza surveillance in 2010 and sent to the national reference laboratory for confirmation in Sofia.

            The Bulgarian authorities have reported that so far has not seen an increase in morbidity or mortality in wild birds in the country, either in the Varna area in particular.

            Health Branch of the Primary Production, through the TRACES system, has reviewed immediately and movements of poultry products from Romania and Bulgaria, noting that there has been no risk move to Spain. In any case, it is recommended that every effort was made surveillance for avian influenza. http://www.agrodigital.com/PlArtStd.asp?CodArt=70026
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              Re: Romania: Suspected AI poultry deaths in remote village

              I want to get this correct. So we went from 2 hens, to 28 or 52 chickens?

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              Members of the Central Operational Unit ANSVSA identified a possible outbreak of avian influenza in Tulcea floating village. So the two hens who had symptoms and the remaining birds were killed in that household.
              Previous post:
              This second point is 55 km from Lethe.
              The suspicion of the existence of the disease originated last March 24, at detected 28 and 52 dead chickens with clinical symptoms.

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                Re: Romania: Suspected AI poultry deaths in remote village

                Detailed presentation from Romania:


                http://ec.europa.eu/food/committees/...romania_en.pdf
                “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
                Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

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