Disease watch
DATE: July 29, 2018LOCATION: Clark County, OhioDETAILS: A chicken died suddenly at the Clark County Fair as a result of a herpes virus, fair officials said."It's a herpes virus, highly contagious," said Clark County Fair veterinarian Dana King, who confirmed the diagnosis July 27. "We're going to have to inform…
DATE: July 23, 2018LOCATION: Various statesDETAILS: CDC and public health and regulatory officials in several states are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Reading infections linked to raw turkey products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) is monitoring the outbreak.Public health investigators are using the PulseNet…
DATE: July 23, 2018LOCATION: Vejro, Lolland, EastDETAILS: On July 8, a common eider was found dead on the island of Vejro, municipality of Lolland. The bird was found among several other dead wild birds of different species, but mostly eiders.On July 16, the National Veterinary Institute confirmed highly pathogenic influenza…
DATE: July 20, 2018LOCATION: Los Angeles county, Riverside county and San Bernardino, CaliforniaDETAILS:The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed five additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in backyard exhibition chickens in California -- two in Los Angeles county, one in Riverside county, and…
UPDATE: July 14, 2018 * Advisory liftedLOCATION: Northwest area of the Niagara region, OntarioOn behalf of Ontario’s four feather boards, the Feather Board Command Centre (FBCC) is announcing that the biosecurity ILT advisory that was issued to all commercial poultry farmers and small flock growers in the northwestern part of…
DATE: July 11, 2018LOCATION: Arthies, Arthies, Val-D'OiseDETAILS: A breeding farm with mallard ducks was tested, in the framework of the national surveillance of avian influenza. The batch of ducklings was confirmed positive to low pathogenic H7N7 virus. The animals did not show any symptoms. They were put under containment and…
DATE: June 28, 2018LOCATION: Faksinge, Vordingborg, EastDETAILS: On June 26, LPAI H5 was detected in samples from a holding with mallards for restocking supplies of game. The population of the holding consisted of 2,667 mallard ducklings and 12 hens. The ducklings were tested in accordance with the Danish surveillance programme…
DATE: June 27, 2018LOCATION: Haixi Mongolian and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Dachaidan District, QinghaiDETAILS: Information received on June 26, from Dr. Zhang Zhongqui, director general, China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep of) reported an ongoing recurrence of a listed disease on a farm…
DATE: June 17, 2018LOCATION: City of Kawartha Lakes County, OntarioDETAILS: ILT has been diagnosed in a backyard poultry flock within the City of Kawartha Lakes County, Ontario. OMAFRA provided no specific location as this is an unregistered flock but has indicated that all birds on the farm have been depopulated…
DATE: June 15, 2018LOCATION: N Graivoronka, Sovetsky, Kurskaya OblastDETAILS: Information received on June 13 from Dr. Evgeny Nepoklonov, vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia, report a recurrence of a listed disease in a backyard flock. Control measures have been taken.SOURCE:http://www.promedmail.org/post/5857024
DATE: June 14, 2018LOCATION: Village of Donchevo [Dobrich]DETAILS: An outbreak of a virulent bird flu virus has spread to another farm in northeastern Bulgaria, the national food safety agency reported on June 13, 2018.A three-kilometer protection zone was set around the farm in the village of Donchevo [Dobrich] and the…
DATE: June 10, 2018LOCATION: 36 statesDETAILS: Multistate outbreaks of salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks. As of June 1, 2018, 124 people infected with the outbreak strains of salmonella have been reported from 36 states.Epidemiologic, traceback, and laboratory findings link these outbreaks to contact with…
DATE: June 7, 2018LOCATION: San Bernardino County, CaliforniaDETAILS: USDA confirms additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in backyard birds in California.The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed three additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in backyard birds in San Bernardino County, California.Virulent Newcastle…
DATE: June 7, 2018LOCATION: Liaozhong district, Shenyang, LiaoningDETAILS: On May 22, a new stain of a listed disease was confirmed on a farm in the Liaozahong district. Control measures are underway. Event status is continuing to be updated.SOURCE:http://www.promedmail.org/post/5844854ProMED-mail posthttp://www.promedmail.org/ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseaseshttp://www.isid.org
DATE: May 30, 2018LOCATION: Tarkeshwor municipality, Lambagar, Kathmandu, BagmatiDETAILS: Ducks reared in backyard system started to show torticollis and greenish white diarrhea and died. Dead ducks were disposed of properly. A total of 5,393 ducks, 3,720 eggs and 250 kg feed have been destroyed and disposed of by the Rapid…
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