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  • India - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic influenza H5N1 in crows in village, Uttar Pradesh (OIE, April 06, 2018)

    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    India
    Information received on 06/04/2018 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 11/02/2018
    Date of confirmation of the event 12/02/2018
    Report date 06/04/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 06/04/2018
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 16/06/2017
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (06/04/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Hardi Dali, Nautanwa, Malharganj, Uttar Pradesh
    Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2018
    Outbreak status Resolved (05/04/2018)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 80 80 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 80 80 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 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
    • 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) House Crow virus isolation 29/03/2018 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26383
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