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Vietnam - Detection of avian influenza A / H5N6 in chickens in Quang Ninh province - December 19, 2018

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  • Vietnam - Detection of avian influenza A / H5N6 in chickens in Quang Ninh province - December 19, 2018

    Detection of avian influenza A / H5N6 in Quang Ninh

    Wednesday, 06:39, 19/12/2018
    Vul.VN - The cause is determined by the farm owner does not vaccinate the chicken in accordance with regulations while the long-lasting cold weather produces fluids.

    The veterinary force of Quang Ninh province has just zoned out, outbreaks of bird flu at the chicken farms more than 1,000 children of Mr. Ha Van Son in Village Village, Dong Hai commune, Tien Yen district. Samples tested on this flock of birds showed positive for influenza A / H5N6 virus.
    The initial cause was that the farm owner did not vaccinate the chickens according to regulations while the prolonged cold weather caused disease.
    According to Tran Xuan Dong, head of the Quang Ninh Department of Animal Health and Veterinary Affairs, veterinary staff are urgently reviewing the results of the vaccination for avian influenza in Dong Hai Commune and neighboring provinces.

    "Two vaccines must be vaccinated and newcastle vaccinated. These two diseases are only available in vaccines without treatment and treatment. Especially, livestock households that have large scale of animal husbandry are to take care of, monitor and manage their flocks. When there are abnormal signs, they must report immediately and report to veterinary specialized agencies. In time, there are measures to support the prevention and control when the epidemic occurs, "said Tran Xuan Dong.
    Mr. Tran Xuan Dong said that local authorities and authorities have directed the destruction of all chickens on the farm and the implementation of measures for zoning, poisoning, disinfection area of ​​disease epidemic.

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Information received on 22/12/2018 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. 5
    Date of start of the event 28/07/2018
    Date of confirmation of the event 30/07/2018
    Report date 22/12/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 22/12/2018
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 19/03/2018
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N6
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (03/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (21/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (18/10/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (02/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (05/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (22/12/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Nhoi, Dong Hai, Tien Yen, Quang Ninh
    Date of start of the outbreak 10/12/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1173 750 750 423 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1173 750 750 423 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 63.94% 63.94% 100.00% 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)
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    • 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 2 (Regional Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/12/2018 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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      Bird flu outbreaks spotted in northern Vietnam

      Source: Xinhua| 2019-01-09 17:49:26|Editor: zh

      HANOI, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's northern Quang Ninh province has recently detected three outbreaks of H5N6 bird flu outbreaks which have affected thousands of fowls, the provincial animal health bureau said on Wednesday.
      The latest outbreak, spotted on Monday, infected 3,000 chickens raised by a household in Hai Ha district. All the affected chickens have been culled to prevent the disease from spreading.
      Earlier, one H5N6 outbreak was detected in Quang Ninh's Mong Cai city and another in Tien Yen district. Before being infected with H5N6 virus strain, the poultry had not been vaccinated against bird flu viruses, said the bureau...