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Vietnam - Quang Ninh: A new poultry outbreak of avian influenza A / H5N1

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  • Vietnam - Quang Ninh: A new poultry outbreak of avian influenza A / H5N1

    Accordingly, the outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza has caused 2,720 sick chickens, died on the total of 5,000 chickens 25 days of age of a chicken households in the area of ​​village 1, Lien Vi commune, Quang Yen provincial town. Quang Ninh. As soon as the outbreak was detected, the Provincial Animal Health and Veterinary Department coordinated with the local authorities to implement preventive measures as regulated. The Department of Animal Health and Animal Health of Quang Ninh province has monitored and sampled sick chickens for testing. The results showed that samples of the above mentioned chicken were positive for influenza A / H5N1. Immediately thereafter, Quang Ninh Sub-Department of Animal Health and Animal Health, Quang Yen Town Veterinary and Animal Health Station destroyed all poultry in households with dead poultry. Previously, there was an outbreak of H5N1 in Quang Ninh in a livestock farm in zone 2, Hai Yen ward, Mong Cai city (19 days ago). The number of sick and dead birds was 320 (240 ducks and 80 ducks) and the number of poultry destroyed was 670 (570 ducks and 100 ducks). Recently Dak Lak province has destroyed 3,475 ducks and 90 chickens of families in the area infected with H5N1 avian influenza. The above mentioned birds belonged to Pham Thanh Trinh in Hamlet 17, Ea Ro village, Ea Sup district, which tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza virus.

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Information received on 02/05/2017 from Dr Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoď, Vietnam
    Report type Follow-up report No. 13
    Date of start of the event 14/02/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 15/02/2017
    Report date 02/05/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 02/05/2017
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 10/2016
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (19/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (21/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (23/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (09/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (12/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (22/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (25/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (28/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (07/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (14/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (19/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (26/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (27/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (02/05/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (04/05/2017)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Dong I, Lien Vi, Quang Yen, QUANG NINH
    Date of start of the outbreak 27/04/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 5000 2720 2000 3000 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 5000 2720 2000 3000 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 54.40% 40.00% 73.53% 100.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Stamping out
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • 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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