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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    India
    Information received on 27/01/2017 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 1
    Date of start of the event 22/12/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 02/01/2017
    Report date 27/01/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 27/01/2017
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 09/2016
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (19/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (27/01/2017)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 Mirasoli Resort, Devka, Devka, Daman, DAMAN & DIU
    Date of start of the outbreak 22/12/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 510 5 5 505 0
    Outbreak 2 Memnagar Rescue Center, Servadharam, Servadharam, Ahmedabad, GUJARAT
    Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 159 2 2 157 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 669 7 7 662 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 1.05% 1.05% 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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Screening
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Dipping / Spraying
    • Quarantine
    • 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
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/01/2017 Positive
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 11/01/2017 Positive
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 07/01/2017 Positive
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/01/2017 Positive
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds virus isolation 11/01/2017 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=22603

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  • H5N1 Bird flu detected in Daman; poultry items banned for a month

    Bird flu detected in Daman; poultry items banned for a month
    Press Trust of India | Daman
    January 8, 2017 Last Updated at 13:42 IST

    Two samples of chicken were found positive for H5N1 bird flu in Kadaiya village in Daman district following which the administration has prohibited import, sale and storage of poultry products, and banned restaurants from serving chicken and egg products for a month.

    The Daman district in the Union Territory of Daman and Diu has been declared as "surveillance zone" and Kadaiya village panchayat an "infected area" after bird flu was detected, officials said today.

    "Due to positive sample of H5N1 (bird flu/avian influenza), the Kadaiya village area is hereby notified as 'infected area' and the whole Daman district is notified as 'surveillance zone' for a period of 30 days till February 7, 2017," said a notification issued by district administration.

    "In pursuance of probability of H5N1 in Daman district, the import, sale and storage of all poultry product particularly eggs, chicken, ducks, etc, are prohibited for a period of 30 days upto February 7, 2017," another order said.
    ...
    http://www.business-standard.com/art...0800260_1.html

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