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  • Israel: H5N1 bird flu in poultry

    Source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/bird-f...2021-outbreak/

    Bird flu found in northern Israel, same strain as catastrophic 2021 outbreak
    Turkeys in slaughterhouse near Beit She’an are first cases of avian influenza this winter; surrounding farms quarantined as authorities look to prevent spread to wild birds
    By Sara Serfaty Today, 11:37 pm 0

    Turkeys infected with avian flu were found in a slaughterhouse in northern Israel, the Agriculture Ministry said Tuesday, raising fears of a new outbreak of the virus that ravaged domestic and wild fowl in the country a year ago.

    The virus was discovered in turkeys from Kibbutz Shluhot, located near Beit She’an.

    Tests revealed that the fowl were infected with the same strain of bird flu, H5N1, which ravaged coops across northern Israel and led to the culling of hundreds of thousands of birds last winter...

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    Source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/bird-f...e-within-days/

    Bird flu detected in Israel in 2nd case within days
    Nature authorities closely monitoring wild birds, weighing whether to stop feeding cranes in northern Israel to prevent crowding, avoid risk of last year’s mass infection
    By Sue Surkes Today, 8:36 pm

    Bird flu was discovered Monday at a turkey farm in central Israel, the second incidence of the disease being found in Israel in eight days.

    The flu was identified in one of seven coops in Moshav Beit Herut and a quarantine was imposed on all poultry within a 10-kilometer (six-mile) radius.

    The first outbreak of the disease this season was discovered last Tuesday among turkeys in Kibbutz Shluhot in northern Israel’s Beit Shean Valley...


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      Source: https://www.bhol.co.il/news/1474109

      Avian flu was discovered in a turkey coop in the center of the country
      In a turkey coop in the center of the country, H5N1 avian influenza was discovered, in a coop with about 20,000 birds | All chicken coops within a range of up to 10 km from the center in question are under quarantine | The Ministry of Agriculture again emphasizes that eggs and chicken should only be consumed after cooking
      Hani Levin , 19 Kislo, Israel 12/13/2022 13:08

      Avian influenza of the H5N1 strain was discovered in the Beit Halevi settlement in the Emek Hefer Regional Council, in a turkey coop. There are about 20 thousand birds in the coop. All chickens within a range of up to 10 km from the center in question are under quarantine. The veterinary services at the Ministry of Agriculture are now actively monitoring all chicken farms in the area...

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      • #4
        Source: https://www.ynet.co.il/news/article/s1me23u00o


        Ministry of Agriculture: A new strain of bird flu was found in Emek Hefer, closing the chicken coops in the area
        10:35
        The Ministry of Agriculture announced that the H5N1 strain of bird flu was discovered in a broiler farm in the village of Kfar Monesh in Emek Hefer. The ministry imposed a closure on all chicken coops within a range of up to ten kilometers, and emphasized that eggs and chicken meat should only be consumed after they have been cooked. In the past month, the office treated three additional avian flu outbreaks that were discovered in Kibbutz Shuloh and in the Beit Hirot and Beit Halevi moshavs.

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          • #6
            Source: https://www.jpost.com/health-and-wel...article-725527

            Bird flu found at central Israel farm in 4th outbreak this season
            All coops within a 10-kilometer radius have been placed in quarantine and the Veterinary Service is conducting testing.
            By TZVI JOFFRE
            Published: DECEMBER 22, 2022 08:35

            Chickens were found to be infected with the H5N1 strain of avian influenza at a farm next to Mishmar HaSharon, near Netanya, on Wednesday, according to the Agriculture Ministry.

            The affected farm contains about 128,000 birds. All coops within a 10-kilometer radius have been placed in quarantine and the Veterinary Service is conducting testing at all other farms in the area...

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            • #7
              Source: https://www.mivzaklive.co.il/archives/635777

              The Ministry of Agriculture warns: two additional foci of bird flu have been located
              Dotan Gabai Follow on Twitter Send an email December 29, 2022 - at: 13:27 050One minute to read

              The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced today (Thursday) that it has located two new outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu. In Kibbutz Hatzor, in the Be'er Tobiah Regional Council, approximately 7,300 turkeys were found in three buildings, and in Moshav Ein Zurim, another focus was identified with another approximately 9,500 sick turkeys in three buildings. The Ministry of Agriculture has imposed a quarantine on all chicken coops within a range of up to 10 km...

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              • #8
                Source: https://www.jpost.com/health-and-wel...article-726530

                Two new outbreaks of bird flu reported in central, southern Israel
                All coops within 10 kilometers of the outbreaks were placed on lockdown.
                By TZVI JOFFRE
                Published: JANUARY 3, 2023 18:02

                Outbreaks of avian influenza were found at farms in Be'er Tuvia in southern Israel and Magal in central Israel, the Agriculture Ministry announced on Tuesday.

                About 25,000 turkeys are located at the location of the outbreak in Magal and about 25,000 chickens present in the location of the outbreak in Be'er Tuvia. All the infected poultry were infected with the H5N1 strain of the virus...

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                • #9
                  Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/worl...flu-in-7-weeks


                  Israel detects 10th outbreak of bird flu in 7 weeks
                  By EEranLahav
                  Tuesday, 10 Jan 2023
                  4:14 AM MYT

                  JERUSALEM, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- The highly pathogenic avian influenza was detected in a breeding chicken farm in southern Israel, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said in a statement on Monday.

                  This is the 10th poultry farm where bird flu has been detected in Israel within seven weeks, with the first outbreak detected on Nov. 22 at a farm in the northeast of the country.

                  The latest outbreak occurred among 21,500 chickens in a coop in the village of Beer Tuvia, where infected chickens had been discovered in another coop 350 meters away last week...

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                  • #10
                    Israel - High pathogenicity avian influenza viruses (poultry) (Inf. with) - Follow up report 7

                    GENERAL INFORMATION
                    COUNTRY/TERRITORY OR ZONE
                    ZONE

                    ANIMAL TYPE
                    TERRESTRIAL

                    DISEASE CATEGORY
                    OIE-listed

                    EVENT ID
                    4742

                    DISEASE
                    High pathogenicity avian influenza viruses (poultry) (Inf. with)

                    CAUSAL AGENT
                    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus

                    GENOTYPE / SEROTYPE / SUBTYPE
                    H5N1

                    START DATE
                    2022/11/18

                    REASON FOR NOTIFICATION
                    Recurrence of an eradicated disease

                    DATE OF LAST OCCURRENCE
                    2022/01/12

                    CONFIRMATION DATE
                    2022/11/21

                    EVENT STATUS
                    Resolved

                    END DATE
                    2023/01/13

                    SELF-DECLARATION
                    NO

                    REPORT INFORMATION
                    REPORT NUMBER
                    Follow-up report 7

                    REPORT ID
                    FUR_159086

                    REPORT REFERENCE
                    -

                    REPORT DATE
                    2023/02/01

                    REPORT STATUS
                    Validated

                    NO EVOLUTION REPORT
                    -

                    EPIDEMIOLOGY
                    SOURCE OF EVENT OR ORIGIN OF INFECTION
                    Unknown or inconclusive
                    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL COMMENTS
                    QUANTITATIVE DATA SUMMARY
                    MEASURING UNIT
                    Animal

                    SpeciesSusceptibleCasesDeathsKilled and Disposed ofSlaughtered/ Killed for commercial useVaccinated

                    Birds (DOMESTIC) NEW 19000 -60 1894 0 0 0
                    TOTAL 344052 2250 1410 338762 3880 0

                    DIAGNOSTIC DETAILS
                    CLINICAL SIGNS
                    YES

                    METHOD OF DIAGNOSTIC
                    Necropsy, Clinical, Diagnostic test
                    ...

                    NEW OUTBREAKS

                    OB_113220 - BEER TOVIYYA 3 (18) - BEER TOVIYYA
                    OUTBREAK REFERENCE
                    BEER TOVIYYA 3 (18)

                    START DATE
                    2023/01/11

                    END DATE
                    2023/01/13

                    DETAILED CHARACTERISATION
                    Clade 2.3.4.4b; Lineage: Fully Eurasian

                    FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
                    HaDarom

                    SECOND ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
                    -

                    THIRD ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
                    -

                    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL UNIT
                    Farm

                    LOCATION
                    BEER TOVIYYA

                    Latitude, Longitude
                    31.7316 , 34.7238

                    OUTBREAKS IN CLUSTER
                    -

                    MEASURING UNIT
                    Animal

                    AFFECTED POPULATION DESCRIPTION
                    25 weeks old light breeders in one pen.

                    SpeciesSusceptibleCasesDeathsKilled and Disposed ofSlaughtered/ Killed for commercial useVaccinated
                    Birds (DOMESTIC) NEW 19000 - 60 18940 0 0
                    TOTAL 19000 - 60 18940 0 0
                    ...

                    PREVIOUSLY REPORTED OUTBREAKS

                    OB_112070 - BEER TOVIYYA 2 (202) - BEER TOVIYYA..
                    OB_111435 - BEER TOVIYYA - BEER TOVIYYA...
                    OB_109222 - SHELUHOT - SHELUHOT...
                    OB_111424 - MAGGAL - MAGGAL...
                    OB_111418 - HAZOR-ASHDOD - HAZOR-ASHDOD..
                    OB_111412 - EN ZURIM - EN ZURIM...
                    OB_110770 - MISHMAR HASHARON - MISHMAR HASHARON...
                    OB_110768 - KEFAR MONASH - KEFAR MONASH...
                    OB_110325 - BET HALEWI - BET HALEWI...
                    OB_109424 - BET HERUT - BET HERUT...

                    https://wahis.woah.org/#/in-review/4742
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                    -Nelson Mandela

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