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#Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017 (@WHO, edited)

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16 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Israel [six #poultry and #wildbirds outbreaks] (#OIE, Feb. 16 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Israel [six #poultry and #wildbirds outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry and wild birds epizootics in Israel.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Israel

Information received on 16/02/2017 from Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 6
    • Date of start of the event    09/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    13/11/2016
    • Report date    16/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    16/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 6
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 99260    - **    - 6515    - 92745    - 0
        • Barn Owl (Common Barn-Owl):Tyto alba(Tytonidae) – … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - 6.56%    - **    - 100.00%
        • Barn Owl (Common Barn-Owl):Tyto alba(Tytonidae)    - **    - **    - 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   
      • Contact with wild species
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • The farms are on the way of migrating birds flying from Europe to Africa.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Wild Birds; Israel.

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