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  • Ecuador - Outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in a commercial layer farm in Cotopaxi (WOAH, November 28, 2022)

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    Ecuador - High pathogenicity avian influenza viruses (poultry) (Inf. with) - Immediate notification

    GENERAL INFORMATION
    COUNTRY/TERRITORY OR ZONE
    COUNTRY/TERRITORY

    ANIMAL TYPE
    TERRESTRIAL

    DISEASE CATEGORY
    OIE-listed

    EVENT ID
    4748

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

    CAUSAL AGENT
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus

    GENOTYPE / SEROTYPE / SUBTYPE
    Untyped or partially typed

    START DATE
    2022/11/24

    REASON FOR NOTIFICATION
    First occurrence in the country

    DATE OF LAST OCCURRENCE
    -

    CONFIRMATION DATE
    2022/11/25

    EVENT STATUS
    On-going

    END DATE
    -

    SELF-DECLARATION
    NO

    REPORT INFORMATION
    REPORT NUMBER
    Immediate notification

    REPORT ID
    IN_158043

    REPORT REFERENCE
    -

    REPORT DATE
    2022/11/28

    REPORT STATUS
    Validated

    NO EVOLUTION REPORT
    -

    EPIDEMIOLOGY

    SOURCE OF EVENT OR ORIGIN OF INFECTION
    Unknown or inconclusive

    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL COMMENTS
    This event is detected within the activities carried out by the veterinary services for the surveillance and monitoring of the animal health events. The affected farm is a commercial layer farm, where an inusual mortality was detected. Intervention zones have been defined in the outbreak zone, in the zone around the outbreak and in the surveillance zone, along with sampling of all farms and implementation of containment measures. Passive surveillance has been strengthened to detect new outbreaks. H5 has been identified so far.
    ...

    NEW OUTBREAKS
    OB_109449 - CHAGUANA
    OUTBREAK REFERENCE

    125 AVES

    START DATE
    2022/11/24

    END DATE
    -

    DETAILED CHARACTERISATION
    -

    FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
    Cotopaxi

    SECOND ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
    Latacunga

    THIRD ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
    Alaques (Alaquez)

    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL UNIT
    Farm

    LOCATION
    CHAGUANA

    Latitude, Longitude
    -0.873402 , -78.607029

    OUTBREAKS IN CLUSTER
    -

    MEASURING UNIT
    Animal

    AFFECTED POPULATION DESCRIPTION
    This event is detected within the activities carried out by the veterinary services for the surveillance and monitoring of the animal health events. The affected farm is a commercial layer farm, where a mortality rate of 28% was detected. Intervention zones have been defined in the outbreak zone (1 km) and in the zone around the outbreak (3 and 5 km), along with sampling of all farms and implementation of containment measures. Passive surveillance has been strengthened to detect new outbreaks.

    SpeciesSusceptibleCasesDeathsKilled and Disposed ofSlaughtered/ Killed for commercial useVaccinated
    Birds (DOMESTIC)
    NEW 180100 49900 49900 0 0 0
    TOTAL 180100 49900 49900 0 0 0

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    Source: https://www.eluniverso.com/noticias/...ontenido-nota/

    New case of bird flu is detected in Cotopaxi, but authorities assure that it is contained
    December 15, 2022 - 1:45 p.m.

    The new case was detected in the area that includes the epidemiological fence erected to contain the disease, where the first outbreak occurred.

    A new case of bird flu was registered in Ecuador, in the province of Cotopaxi, in the same area where the first case of the virus was detected last week of November.

    This was reported this Thursday, December 15, by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) and the Phytosanitary and Zoosanitary Regulation and Control Agency (Agrocalidad)...

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