highly pathogenic avian influenza


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highly pathogenic avian influenza

Abbreviation: HPAI
Any genetic variant of avian influenza A that causes serious illness, or carries a high probability of death, in infected birds.
See also: influenza
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H7N3) virus in poultry workers, Mexico, 2012.
Molecular and antigenic evolution and geographical spread of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in western Africa," Journal of General Virology, vol.
the economic impact and trade restrictions that could result from a highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak, and
Editorial Note: The 1997 outbreak of influenza A (H5N1) in Hong Kong established that highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses can infect humans directly, with resulting illness that was fatal in six (33%) of 18 patients.
Genetically Different Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Viruses in West Africa, 2015
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (August 21) that in view of a notification from the Ministry of Agriculture about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 sub-type avian influenza in Luodian County, Qiannan State, Guizhou Province, it has followed the existing approach for control of highly pathogenic avian influenza and taken recommendations from the World Organisation for Animal Health into account to suspend the import of poultry and poultry products, including poultry eggs, from an area within a radius of 3 kilometres from the said place for a period of 90 days, and from an area within a radius of 13km for 21 days, with immediate effect for the protection of public health in Hong Kong.
Riyadh, Sha'ban 29, 1438, May 25, 2017, SPA -- The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has lifted a temporary ban on the import of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from six countries due to highly pathogenic avian influenza including Togo, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Tunisia, Kuwait, and Spain except Spanish Catalonia region.
AbstractThe highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus (here after H5N1) still produces devastating effects in humans poultries and wild birds.
The ban is to remain active until the health situation regarding the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) becomes clear.
It is based on reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on the appearance of the highly pathogenic avian influenza in the three European countries.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus circulates among a variety of free-ranging wild birds and continually poses a threat to animal and human health.
The Romanian authorities have informed the European Commission of a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the province of Tulcea, in the Danube Delta.

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