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  • India - OIE confirms H5N8: Samples of three ducks from lake in Rohtak sent for test, Haryana - November 7, 2016

    Bird flu threat: Samples of three ducks from lake in Rohtak sent for test


    • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Rohtak
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    • Updated: Nov 07, 2016 12:10 IST

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    Sources said the reports of the samples, which were sent on Saturday, were awaited.
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    The lake, spread over several acres, is a favourite destination of migratory birds that keep flying in from November to February.

    http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-...GXw2nhINN.html


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    Also please see:

    India - H5N1 bird flu confirmation in 9 ducks in Haryana - November 6, 2016




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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    India
    Information received on 09/11/2016 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 31/10/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 03/11/2016
    Report date 08/11/2016
    Date submitted to OIE 09/11/2016
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 05/09/2016
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Blue Bird Tourist Complex, Hissar, Hissar, Hissar, HARYANA
    Date of start of the outbreak 31/10/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 958 14 14 944 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 958 14 14 944 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 1.46% 1.46% 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 PCR 03/11/2016 Positive
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/11/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=21461
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