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  • Kuwait: Thousands of poultry slaughtered in Al-Wafra after they tested positive for bird flu

    Source: https://www.timeskuwait.com/news/tho...-for-bird-flu/



    Thousands of poultry slaughtered in Al-Wafra after they tested positive for bird flu
    March 10, 2021

    After the discovery of bird flu cases in some poultry farms, the specialized teams of the Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources moved to contain the disease, Al Qabas reported quoting sources.

    A responsible source revealed to the daily that thousands of poultry have been executed in two farms in Al-Wafra after infection with the disease was confirmed.

    The source added that the livestock sector isolated poultry on the two farms and culled thousands of them. This was to ensure that the disease is not transmitted to workers there or even to neighboring farms...

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Kuwait

    ...

    DISEASE
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (poultry)

    STARTED ON
    07-03-2021
    ...
    GENOTYPE/ SEROTYPE/ SUBTYPE
    H5N8

    CONFIRMED ON
    08-03-2021
    ...
    REPORTED ON
    12-03-2021

    LAST OCCURENCE
    08-11-2020
    ...
    During ongoing clinical surveillance, birds kept in a commercial poultry farm (parent stock) showed clinical signs consistent with avian influenza; appropriate specimens were collected from live and dead birds, tested in the national laboratory and confirmed positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8. Stamping out policy adopted; dead and humanly killed birds were deeply buried with appropriate disinfection procedures. Outbreak active clinical and serological surveillance enhanced according to the OIE Terrestrial Code, Chapter 10.4, Article 10.4.27 to 10.4.33 and Chapter 1.4 on Animal Health Surveillance.
    ...
    Birds... KILLED AND DISPOSED 5100
    ...
    https://wahis.oie.int/#/report-info?reportId=30568
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