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  • India: H5N1 Bird flu in poultry detected in Odisha

    Source: https://www.socialnews.xyz/2020/01/2...lling-ordered/

    Bird flu detected in Odisha, culling ordered
    Posted By: Gopi January 27, 2020


    Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (SocialNews.XYZ)The Odisha government on Monday ordered the culling of poultry after bird flu was detected at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) here. OUAT on Monday confirmed bird flu strain in the samples which it had sent to Bhopal for laboratory tests.
    After confirmation of bird flu in OUAT poultry farm located inside the campus of College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, the state government has stepped up measures for the containment of the disease.
    The area within 1 km radius of the infected site of OUAT poultry farm has been declared as the infected zone and area within 1 to 10 km radius of the infected site has been declared as the surveillance zone, said an official from Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Department.

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    Source: https://updateodisha.com/2020/01/27/...-radius-65771/

    Bird flu detected at OUAT in Odisha, culling within 1km radius
    Guest Author January 27, 2020

    Bhubaneswar: The state government has decided culling of poultry after bird flu was detected at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) here on Monday.

    Bird flu strain confirmed in samples sent to Bhopal for testing, informed concerned department head, Sushen Panda.

    After confirmation of Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) in OUAT poultry farm located inside the campus of College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, the state government has mobilized all their resources for control and containment of the disease.

    This disease is a viral one and the causative agent is H5N1 influenza virus...


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    Source: https://odishabytes.com/bird-flu-re-...dishas-jajpur/


    Bird Flu Re-Emerges In Odisha’s Jajpur
    By OB Bureau On Feb 17, 2020

    Jajpur: While the fear of Coronavirus still looms large, the endemic Bird Flu re-emerged in Odisha’s Jajpur district on Monday.

    As per media reports, mysterious death of poultry has become an everyday affair in Jajpur’s Ambikai village. Helpless farmers are unable to identify the reason behind the deaths. This has given rise to possibilities of Bird Flu resurfacing in the state...

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      Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
      India
      Information received on 21/02/2020 from Dr Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, New Delhi, India
      Summary
      Report type Immediate notification
      Date of start of the event 20/01/2020
      Date of confirmation of the event 26/01/2020
      Report date 20/02/2020
      Date submitted to OIE 21/02/2020
      Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
      Date of previous occurrence 03/09/2019
      Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      Serotype H5N1
      Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
      This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      New outbreaks (1)
      Outbreak 1 All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Poultry Breeding Farm, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, Odhisa, Khodha, Orissa
      Date of start of the outbreak 20/01/2020
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Farm
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 2372 2372 1348 1024 0
      Affected population In one-km-radius of epicentre, five wards of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation. The population in the farm is 2,146 birds and outside the farm (within the one-km radius) 226 birds.
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 2372 2372 1348 1024 0
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Birds 100.00% 56.83% 56.83% 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
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Screening
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Disinfection
      • 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 (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 26/01/2020 Positive
      Future Reporting
      The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
      ...
      https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...reportid=33362
      "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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