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  • Vietnam - 2 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 in birds in villages, Bac Ninh (OIE, February 12, 2020)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Vietnam
    Information received on 12/02/2020 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 18/01/2020
    Date of confirmation of the event 21/01/2020
    Report date 12/02/2020
    Date submitted to OIE 12/02/2020
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 15/11/2019
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N6
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (04/02/2020)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (09/02/2020)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/02/2020)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (12/02/2020)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 Hoa Long, Hoa Long, Bac Ninh city, Bac Ninh
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2020
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 4475 500 500 3975 0
    Outbreak 2 Viet Thong, Viet Thong, Que Vo, Bac Ninh
    Date of start of the outbreak 09/02/2020
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 4256 500 500 3756 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 8731 1000 1000 7731 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 11.45% 11.45% 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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    Localities face battle with avian influenza

    Update: February, 13/2020 - 22:49

    H NỘI — The northern province of Bắc Ninh has reported two outbreaks of avian influenza caused by the strain A/H5N6, increasing the number of infected localities into five.

    More than 43,000 poultry have been culled, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development.

    In Ph Vinh Ward in Ph Nghĩa Commune, the outlying district of Chương Mỹ where the first avian influenza outbreak was reported in H Nội, ducks – both dead and alive – are still being sold at a local market.

    “These ducks are not infected, those with bird flu were destroyed,” a seller told Nng thn Ngy nay (Countryside Today) newspaper as she was trying to hide her ducks after being notified of an inspection from local authorities.


    Đinh Mạnh Hng, head of Chương Mỹ District People’s Committee, said since February 3, some 7,000 ducks have been culled. Other uninfected birds have been vaccinated, a quarantine station has been set up at the ward’s entrance and the whole area has been sterilised.

    “The People’s Committee asked residents to not sell poultry at local fresh markets or send them t..https://vietnamnews.vn/society/59223...influenza.html
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