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June 5, 2017

New strain of H7N9 detected in China (Global Animal Disease Update) (Jun 2, 2017)
 
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A new strain of H7N9 was detected in China this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

EUROPE

1.  First occurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Ukraine

A first occurrence of African swine fever virus was detected Ukraine, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on May 29 from Dr. Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer production, International Cooperation of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, UKR Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, Kiev, Ukraine.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on October 26, 2015, with one outbreak reported in Odessa. Four fatal cases were identified in swine, resulting in 53 swine becoming susceptible, which were all destroyed.  The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, traceability, quarantine, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, control of wildlife reservoirs, and zoning. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.

2.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Russia

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on May 30 from Dr. Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 6, 2016, with two outbreaks reported in Nizhegorodskaya Oblast and Udmurtskaya Respublika. 200 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 282 becoming susceptible. 138 died and all remaining were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, screening, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, surveillance within containment and protection zones, and control of wildlife reservoirs. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

ASIA

3.  New strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in China

A new strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H7N9, was detected in the People's Republic of China, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 2 from Dr. Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

The outbreak was reported to have started on May 23 with one outbreak reported in Yulin City, Yuyang District, Shaanxi province. 22,000 fatalities were identified in layers, resulting in 23,000 others being killed and disposed of.  The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, screening, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, and disinfection. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.
 


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