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Vietnam - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 in birds in village, Kon Tum Province (OIE, October 16, 2019)

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  • Vietnam - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 in birds in village, Kon Tum Province (OIE, October 16, 2019)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Vietnam
    Information received on 16/10/2019 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. 3
    Date of start of the event 23/06/2019
    Date of confirmation of the event 25/06/2019
    Report date 16/10/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 16/10/2019
    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)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (16/10/2019)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Dak Kan, Dak Kan, Ngoc Hoi, Kon Tum
    Date of start of the outbreak 15/10/2019
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 980 980 980 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 980 980 980 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 100.00% ** ** **
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    **Not calculated because of missing information
    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
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Regional Animal Health Office (RAHO5) (Regional Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/10/2019 Positive
    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=32123
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