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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:39 am 
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Media reports cite the number of H5 confirmed farms increase to 64 and the number of suspect farms increases to 95. A second chicken farm H5 confirmed is the old H5N2.

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64 confirmed bird flu infected broiler farm and studied old H5N2

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Anti-seizure Bureau today (15) announced Tainan broiler farm infected H5N2 bird flu is old. Figure: Tainan City Government.

The new head capsule newtalk2015.01.15 Weng Rong Xuan / Taipei bird flu continued to spread, anti-seizure COA Board today (15) at noon to announce the latest test results confirmed bird flu screening to 64 games. As the only confirmed yesterday broiler farm, tested, confirmed the old type H5N2, H5N2, and therefore the new H5N8 virus first invaded Taiwan, currently Shangmo spread to chickens. Anti-seizure Bureau noted that as of 18:00 yesterday ended, mining counties seized a total of eight counties and sampling the cumulative total number of fields 95 games; and the cumulative number of confirmed games 64 games, a total of 24 games culling sessions. The diagnosis of avian influenza subtype H5N2 detection field of 22 games, and the detection of avian influenza subtype H5N8 total of 10 games, and the detection of avian influenza H5 subtype of 32 games. Taoyuan counties were diagnosed for two games, two games in Changhua, Yunlin 32 games, 11 games, Chiayi, Tainan seven games, a field in Kaohsiung, Pingtung nine games. COA chairman Chen Bao-ji pointed out yesterday, Tainan broiler farm tested positive H5 subtype avian influenza virus nucleic acid, the mortality rate as high as 24%, it may be highly pathogenic avian influenza. But after testing, confirm that the old type H5N2, but the experience of three bases, will further test whether the highly pathogenic avian influenza. Due to the current and long tested positive for the H5 virus culled high mortality rate, if low pathogenic poultry farms were culled, the government will be fully compensated. In this regard, the Council of Agriculture's Animal Health Research director Cai Xiangrong, said the farm there is a low pathogenic high mortality rate, there may be poor farm management, resulting in chickens urgency, mortality was high. Today the latest censorship abnormal screenings in a chicken farm in Changhua County were suspected bird flu virus attacks, chickens showing abnormal death, whether for the new H5N2 infection or invasion of Taiwan's first H5N8 virus be confirmed tomorrow. Anti-seizure Bureau said yesterday at noon waterfowl rehabilitation measures can slaughtered to issue health certificates to ensure that the epidemic is not expanded to the elements, the first day of the implementation of good follow-up would really require. As for the people of concern ducks, geese and other related products supply situation, the COA has been implemented in response to plans to maintain stable market supply and invites Consumer Protection, FTC thorough investigation of the presence of other factors hoarding shill market order and other illegal activities. Also, consider if the epidemic spread to chickens, it will impact the supply of the New Year period, the COA has been prepared in advance of the program, including emergency response, including imports and so on.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:07 am 
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Eight counties in the fall of Tainan. Changhua H5N2 infected farms
FTVFTV - January 15, 2015 5:00 pm
Bird flu continued to spread, the current total of eight counties in central and southern fall, Tainan with broiler chicken farm in Changhua, also came one after another outbreak, fortunately Tainan native of infected chickens have identified H5N2, the virus is not new, but the epidemic prevention experts still worry , but a new virus from ducks and geese waterfowl, birds terrestrial birds who spread the epidemic will be more out of control!
Tainan City Lai Qingde, heavily armed, military governor personally, this place will be a large chicken farm in the brine, 17,500 chickens all culled chickens came here because of suspected bird flu virus infecting new, and in just two days inside, chickens mortality rate increased from 12% to 24%.
Tainan City Lai Qingde: "do have experience of the highly pathogenic H5 virus, the amount has 17,500 current medication it is now, calm down a little later with dry ice, the way to carry out culling of work."
Not only here, but also a Changhua chicken farm, spread disease, and now not only ducks and geese, and even chickens died suddenly came one after another, worried about the outside world, chickens tested positive H5 virus, does it mean that the new bird flu from ducks, geese and other waterfowl, land birds chickens who spread even further, passed to give?
COA anti-seizure Secretary Trend in: "This Tainan white chickens, which are native to determine type of H5N2, so it is with this new wave of the epidemic is not the same, that the chicken Changhua, yesterday we received a sample, so We also have a little time to do confirmation. "
Source: National Taiwan University Professor Emeritus Department of Veterinary Lai Sui show: "the epidemic is likely to be just the beginning, because the number of our chicken is more, so if an outbreak but the chicken, then the chain explosion is out of control."
Experts worry that Taiwan epidemic probably about to get out of control, but as of Thursday noon, bird flu has swept including Taoyuan, Changhua, Nantou, Yunlin, Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung, Taiwan and other eight counties, suspected of being infected breeding field, to 95, the number of poultry culled died suddenly added, speaking 100,000.
One after the fall of the farm, there are unscrupulous operators Changhua, simply direct died suddenly dead duck, discarded in a large drainage ditch, adding the bird flu virus spread out the risk.
Changhua Animal Epidemic Prevention Institute Dong Meng rule: "should follow the instructions on the disposal of animal epidemic prevention personnel, if the violation of such a provision, it can be at 5 to 200,000 in fines, and that if the cause of the epidemic spread or infection, then up at 3 years have period imprisonment and a fine of one million families. "
Changhua County Health Bureau Chief illness tube Congxian Wu: "As long as the livestock industry, then there are flu-like symptoms, immediately to the clinic, we immediately opened (Tamiflu) antiviral agents."
A total of 392 former workers affected by tube, of which 21 were mild flu symptoms, nine mining seized, three people were determined not infected, leaving six people, still waiting for inspection, preventive health units to spare, fully enclosed good blocking epidemic. (FTV news roundup)

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:46 am 
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Anti Inspection Agency: Avian flu has spread eight counties
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Bird flu spread in Taiwan, anti-seizure statistics bureau latest outbreak, Taiwan informed of suspected infected poultry farms of up to eight counties, and yesterday came a white meat chicken Tainan saline test out the H5 subtype avian influenza virus was confirmed today Old type of H5N2 low pathogenic virus, anti-seizure Council stressed that the current bird flu has not been expanded from waterfowl birds chickens ducks and geese to land, but the chicken farm in Changhua also suspected infection cases emerge, the specimen for examination, which is expected before tomorrow will know the results. Bird flu continues to expand, Tainan area a large saltwater farm, came out test positive for the H5 subtype, initially confirmed bird flu, the 14th in the evening urgent culling operations. However, anti-seizure Bureau released the latest test results on the 15th morning, confirmed this chicken farm in Tainan, Taiwan infection is old H5N2 low pathogenic viruses, so now the new wave of bird flu has not spread to chickens Landfowl body. == == COA anti-seizure Secretary Trend in Tainan white broiler (field) which determines the type of local community so with this new wave of the epidemic is not the same as the chicken Changhua yesterday we received a sample so even a little time to confirm , however, have not lifted the alert, because a chicken farm in Changhua also reported abnormal chicken deaths, the specimen for examination before the 16th fastest-baked, another anti-seizure according to Bureau of Statistics, the current spread of the epidemic in Kaohsiung, Pingtung, Tainan, Chiayi, Yunlin, Changhua, Nantou and Taoyuan counties 8, 14, also added nine. == === COA anti-seizure Secretary Trend in sampling inspection, a total of 95 field samples and there are nine games is 18:00 yesterday until nine new field inside this part of the increase is to include Roue most still Roue increase in eight games in order to control the epidemic strain of avian flu vaccination centers to upgrade from the Executive Yuan on the 15th level, open daily inter-ministerial meeting, where vaccination against inadequate human part, the central government will coordinate military manpower support. Also COA has been restored in the 14th waterfowl slaughter, slaughter must be accompanied by a health certificate, and therefore anti-CIQ also stressed that market to sell ducks and geese are safe poultry supply at present there is no significant change, but the COA Chairman Chen Bao-ji geese to worry this summer shortages may occur.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:09 am 
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Changhua chicken is also suspected of bird flu! Experts worry poultry successor
TVBS -January 15, 2015 15:13 pm

Angry bird flu, then add chicken farm in Changhua today, also suspected of being infected for examination in fact, the same night last night, Tainan has culled nearly 18,000 chickens, because chickens infected very quickly, with all the ducks and geese before class Waterfowl infected chickens and now also in terrestrial birds dart epidemic warming, despite the anti-seizure Bureau emphasized that the epidemic Tainan broiler farm belonging to the local avian influenza, H5N8 subtype identified and it does not matter, but experts still say not effect, because the next one is infected is probably the mammals, birds fear successor.
Trend in anti-seizure Secretary: "send test a total of 95 games, and that there is, there are nine games until 18:00 yesterday, the nine new field."
Avian influenza every explosion, chicken farm in Tainan dart, big moves overnight culling of nearly 18,000, because the situation was serious.
Professor Xie happy Chung Hsing University Department of Veterinary Medicine: "chicken or white chickens, room type feeding, playing with those of its own feces, once the number of viruses that can infect, the more faster than hens larger than that."
11th bird flu broke 24 games for examination, on the 12th Chiayi Roue field to determine infection h5n8, h5n2 infection Pingtung duck farm has 38 games for examination, and then every other day Tainan broiler epidemic spread, added to 65 games for examination 14 Taiwan broiler diagnosed eight counties have 86 chickens, ducks field test.
Trend in anti-seizure Secretary: "Tainan white chickens, it is a local type of confirmation, so it with this wave of the epidemic is not the same."
Anti CIQ also not be determined, the virus is not gone from ducks and geese class, waterfowl, poultry broiler cross to the land, but experts fear that the next one is probably pass mammals, birds and more afraid successor.
Director of Children's Infectious Diseases National Taiwan University Hospital Huang Limin: "H5N8 is not easy to infect humans, infection is not efficient, or is this wave of the virus after infection, he will be very mild symptoms, a small number of people infected with H5N2 symptoms are not serious."
Although no cases worldwide, doctors still remind not effect especially after contact with birds, fever, eye irritation symptoms should seek medical care immediately, public areas pigeons, wild birds, these days the city has received a number of 10-port, driving Bulletin, Monopoly a vendor duck goose, also complained about buying half cut, merchandise is interested in the bird flu epidemic continues to expand, panic.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:21 am 
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Fall of 8 counties in all of Taiwan! Bird flu outbreaks continue to rise
14:56 on January 15, 2015
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Taiwan's avian flu spread maps. (Data source: prevention and Quarantine Bureau graphics: Tang Yawen)
Taiwan broke out largest ever outbreak of ducks and geese, the epidemic rise! According to COA prevention and Quarantine Bureau statistics, Taiwan's Kaohsiung, Pingtung, Tainan, Yunlin, Changhua, Chiayi, Taoyuan, 8 counties and there have been cases of infection. And prevention and Quarantine Bureau was 15th, held a press conference announcing the latest SARS outbreak, current 95 Chang sent inspection, 64 matches have been confirmed to be infected, and the more noteworthy of these are suspected cases of chicken infection occurred in Changhua, which also contributed to Taiwan's outbreak in chickens infected case appeared for the first time.

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Peach Orchard Park 1 waterfowl slaughterhouses suspected of contracting bird flu, has confirmed with epidemic prevention agencies sent sampling inspection. (Yang Mingfeng photo)
Pingchen 13th out of bird flu outbreaks in the poultry, epidemic prevention personnel have been stationed in culling. (Kang Hongzhi photo)
Fang yuan in Changhua duck plague, and 12,000 have been culled. (Provided by the Changhua County animal disease prevention)
The Yunlin County Government said 13th geese infected H5N8 and H5N2 bird flu, 7/, culling up to more than 11,000 pieces. (Zhang Chaoxin photo)
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Tainan brine white meat chicken farm in 14th, diagnosed with the H5 subtype of avian influenza virus in the afternoon sun. (Chung Yue Wong photo)
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COA 13th informed the e field, Kaohsiung, Lu Zhu confirmed the H5 bird flu, City Bureau of agriculture overnight cull 333 geese. (City Government provided)
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Pingtung's wandan Township identified ducks infected with H5N2 avian flu. (Xu Zhijun photo)
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Information received on 15/01/2015 from Dr Ping-Cheng Yang, Vice President, Agriculture Technology Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, Hsinchu City, Chinese Taipei
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 07/01/2015
Date of pre-confirmation of the event 11/01/2015
Report date 15/01/2015
Date submitted to OIE 15/01/2015
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 23/07/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/01/2015)
New outbreaks (8)
Outbreak 1 Budai Township, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 10/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 4960 58 58
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 2 Dacheng Township, CHANGHUA COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 11/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 2400 335 335 2065 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 3 Kuohu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 11/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 1100 60 60
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 4 Linluo Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 11/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 2400 600 600
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 5 Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 11/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 5000 200 200
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 6 Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 11/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 1300 1150 1150
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 7 Dongshi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 11/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 2430 150 150
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 8 Dayuan Township, TAOYUAN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 3198 1 1 3197 0
Affected population Geese
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 8
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 22788 2554 2554 5262 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 11.21% 11.21% 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 Abnormal mortalities were observed in seven goose farms in Chang-Hua County, Yun-Lin County, Chia-Yi County and Ping-Tung County, and one abattoir in Tao-Yuan County. Samples were sent to the National Laboratory (AHRI) for diagnosis. H5N2 subtype HPAI was confirmed by AHRI. These farms have been put under movement restrictions. All the geese within the infected farms will be culled. The actual number of culled geese will be available when stamping out operation will be finished and be reported in the next follow-up report. Thorough cleaning and disinfection will be conducted after stamping out operation. Surrounding poultry farms within 3 km radius of infected farms are under intensified surveillance for 3 months.
Control measures
Measures applied
Stamping out
Quarantine
Movement control inside the country
Screening
Zoning
Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
Vaccination prohibited
No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds gene sequencing 14/01/2015 Positive
Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 14/01/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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