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    • Published on Jan 22, 2017 Residents of Kalangala landing sites are in panic following an outcry by one parent that her child could have contracted bird flu.
      Florence Nantume who admits to have ordered her children to slaughter one of their ducks that appeared sickly for a meal. 
      Thereafter the children developed symptoms among them nodding their heads vigorously.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&a=&v=EehrT6VpZAk&app=desktop
    • Published on Jan 21, 2017 Contrary to social media reports, the Ministry of Health confirms that no one has tested positive for the Avian flu popularly referred to as bird flu since the outbreak. Ministry of Health Publicist Vivian Sserwanja says the situation is under control especially in the three districts of Kalangala, Masaka and Wakiso where birds tested positive.  
    • Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
      Kazakhstan   Information received on 20/01/2017 from Dr Samat Tyulegenov, Director General, RSE "National Reference Center for Veterinary", Ministry of Agriculture, ASTANA, Kazakhstan Summary Report type Immediate notification Date of start of the event 16/01/2017 Date of confirmation of the event 19/01/2017 Report date 20/01/2017 Date submitted to OIE 20/01/2017 Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease Date of previous occurrence 05/2015 Manifestation of disease Clinical disease Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus Serotype H5 Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced) This event pertains to a defined zone within the country New outbreaks (1) Outbreak 1 Aktau city, 14, MANGYSHLAK Date of start of the outbreak 16/01/2017 Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided) Epidemiological unit Other Affected animals Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)   2 2 0 0 Affected population In the framework of the agreement between the Committee of forestry and the Committee of veterinary control, monitoring of wildlife is performed. Dead swans were found by the Caspian Sea in Aktau city. According to national regulations, no domestic poultry is allowed in cities. There are seven more birds not demonstrating clinical signs of a disease which are under the control of veterinary service and specialists of Committee of forestry. Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1 Total animals affected Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)   2 2 0 0 Outbreak statistics Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost* Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) ** ** 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 Unknown or inconclusive Epidemiological comments Dead swans were found by the sea, laboratory analysis by PCR have shown highly pathogenic A influenza virus. There are seven other migratory birds which are currently monitored; they are not showing any clinical signs of the disease. Control measures Measures applied Movement control inside the country Screening Disinfection / Disinfestation Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone Zoning Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists) No treatment of affected animals Measures to be applied No other measures Diagnostic test results Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result National Veterinary Reference Centre (National laboratory) Anatidae (unidentified) real-time PCR 19/01/2017 Positive Future Reporting The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted. Map of outbreak locations http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapFullEventReport&reportid=22463
    • Outbreak report of Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) in Kazakhstan Date of start of the event 16/01/2017 Outbreak Status Continuing Date of resolution of the outbreak   Province MANGYSHLAK District 14 Sub-district   Epidemiological Unit Type Other Location Aktau city Latitude 43.6513 Longitude 51.1469 Description of Affected Population In the framework of the agreement between the Committee of forestry and the Committee of veterinary control, monitoring of wildlife is performed. Dead swans were found by the Caspian Sea in Aktau city. According to national regulations, no domestic poultr

      Affected animals Species At risk Cases Deaths Destroyed Anatidae (unidentified)   2 2 0 Total Animals 0 2 2 0