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  • Vietnam - A/H5N6 bird flu outbreak in Ben Tre province - September 1, 2019

    hat tip Shiloh

    Bird flu hits Vietnamese province

    Source: Xinhua| 2019-09-01 15:01:29

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's southern Ben Tre province has seen the first outbreak of A/H5N6 bird flu which has led to the culling of 1,000 chickens.

    http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/201..._138355271.htm


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    Also please see:

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%E1%BA%BFn_Tre_Province

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    Destroying chickens infected with avian influenza H5N6 in Ben Tre

    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 16:51

    Mr. Tran Quang Thai - Director of the provincial Department of Livestock and Veterinary said that the Department had just destroyed the chickens of 1,000 chickens of Mr. Mai Trong Huu household due to H5N6 bird flu infection as prescribed.

    Previously, on August 18, 2019, Mr. Mai Trong Huu's flock of chickens, living in An Trach Tay hamlet, Thanh Thoi B commune, Mo Cay Nam district showed signs of hemorrhage, wheezing and dying.

    Mr. Huu bought medicine for injection but the chicken was still dead, he informed the village and hamlet veterinary staff. After that, the authorities conducted a sample to send the test, the result was positive for H5N6 virus. This is the first avian influenza outbreak in the province.
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    https://tintuc.vn/tieu-huy-dan-ga-nh...tre-post631012
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      Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
      Vietnam
      Information received on 08/09/2019 from Dr Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoď, Vietnam
      Summary
      Report type Follow-up report No. 2
      Date of start of the event 23/06/2019
      Date of confirmation of the event 25/06/2019
      Report date 08/09/2019
      Date submitted to OIE 08/09/2019
      Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
      Date of previous occurrence 11/03/2019
      Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      Serotype H5N6
      Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
      This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      Related reports Immediate notification (03/07/2019)
      Follow-up report No. 1 (08/08/2019)
      Follow-up report No. 2 (08/09/2019)
      New outbreaks (1)
      Outbreak 1 Thanh Thoi B, Thanh Thoi B, Mo Cay, Ben Tre
      Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2019
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Village
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 1026 138 138 888 0
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
      Birds 1026 138 138 888 0
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Birds 13.45% 13.45% 100.00% 100.00%
      *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
      Epidemiology
      Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
      Control measures
      Measures applied
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Disinfection
      • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
      • 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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      https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...reportid=31671
      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
      -Nelson Mandela

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