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  • Irak - 2 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in birds in farms, Diyala, Baghdad (OIE, March 11, 2018)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Iraq
    Information received on 11/03/2018 from Dr Salah Fadhil Abbas, Director General, Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture , Baghdad, Iraq
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 8
    Date of start of the event 27/12/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 28/12/2017
    Report date 11/03/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 11/03/2018
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 12/10/2016
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (07/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (14/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (29/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (07/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (12/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (18/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (25/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (04/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (11/03/2018)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 (9) AlTaji, Abosirwel, BAGHDAD
    Date of start of the outbreak 04/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 35146 31500 25000 10146 0
    Outbreak 2 (9) Alghalbi, DIYALA
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 5000 2000 700 4300 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 40146 33500 25700 14446 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 83.45% 64.02% 76.72% 100.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Contact with wild species
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Screening
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Control of wildlife reservoirs
    • Zoning
    • Disinfection
    • Ante and post-mortem inspections
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    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=26150
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