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  • Saudi Arabia - SPA reports H5N8 avian flu spread in Riyadh environs - December 27, 2017

    Wednesday, 1439/4/9 H corresponding to 2017/12/27 SPA
    General / "Environment" issued a daily summary of follow-up cases of bird flu H5N8

    Riyadh
    The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture announced in its daily summary that the number of casualties during the past 24 hours 8 casualties in Riyadh, Al-Kharj, Huraila, Al-Quwaiyya and Dharma, one of which is a poultry project.
    The ministry said that the field teams ended in Riyadh city in cooperation with the Riyadh Municipality, the disposal of 85627 birds in a poultry project, and announced the presence of an injury during the last period.
    Field teams in Muzahmiyeh continue to conduct screening and investigation of injury areas, and to date 1232 birds have been disposed of in 12 locations.
    The number of samples that reached the laboratory of veterinary diagnosis in Riyadh until today 1220 samples since the outbreak, and collected samples on the basis of communications citizens, and the procedures of examination and investigation in the vicinity of affected areas.
    In the last 24 hours, the number of communications decreased to 9, compared to 20 to 30 during the first six days since the disease was declared.
    The ministry concluded today an emergency workshop for the biosecurity observers and how to follow up the plan of control and control of avian flu to all the veterinary teams in the Kingdom and was broadcast on a network of all branches.
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    17:41 ITM



    http://www.spa.gov.sa/viewstory.php?...newsid=1703147



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    Also please see:

    Saudi Arabia - Ministry announces bird flu (H5N8) - December 20, 2017

  • #2
    another government confirmation...



    - The number of samples that arrived at the veterinary diagnostic laboratory in Riyadh until today (850) samples since the beginning of the outbreak, and collected the samples based on the communications of citizens, and the procedures of examination and investigation in the vicinity of the affected areas.

    - The number of new infections recorded during the last 24 hours (6) injuries in the livestock and domestic education, all in Riyadh, one of them in a poultry project.

    - As a result of the infection in the poultry project in Riyadh city, the emergency plan has been implemented and the safe disposal of birds has begun, in cooperation with the Civil Defense and the Municipality of Riyadh. A total of 80,000 birds have been completed so far.

    - The overall status of poultry projects throughout the Kingdom has been assessed as safe, and survey procedures are being completed in poultry and poultry markets.

    - The veterinary teams in Al-Muzahmiyeh continue to safely dispose of the birds in the vicinity of the infection that have been announced in the last few days.

    - The number of reports reaching the emergency room reached 25 in the past 24 hours, 23 of which were received.

    - Veterinary veterinary teams conducted awareness campaigns for bird breeders and bird markets in 25 locations in the Kingdom.


    https://www.mewa.gov.sa/ar/MediaCent...s/Pages/3.aspx


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