Wednesday, December 21, 2016

France: MOA Reporting 4 New Outbreaks Of HPAI H5N8


Since Monday the French MOA has announced 4 more farms affected by HPAI H5N8.

Gers, which leads now with 16 outbreaks, is the source of most of the new cases reported the past two days.

Avian Influenza: France in the home monitoring
21/12/2016 avian influenza
Avian Flu
© Pascal Xicluna / Min.Agri.Fr
In France
Situation at 21 December 2016: 35 H5N8 outbreaks in farms and 4 cases in wildlife confirmed and communicated.

Learn more about the epidemiological surveillance Animal Health platform .

Map of France with homes

Focus on households in farms
List of homes in the departments

  •  Landes: 3 homes
  • Tarn: 7 homes
  • Gers: 16 homes
  • Lot-et-Garonne: 5 homes
  • Hautes-Pyrénées: 1 home
  • Pyrénées-Atlantiques: 2 homes
  • Aveyron: 1 home

List of outbreaks in wildlife

  • Pas-de-Calais: 1 home
  • Haute-Savoie: 2 homes
  • Tarn: 1 home
A l'international

Since the last update on the situation on 5 December 2016 , new highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) subtype H5N8 were reported in Europe.

The total number of outbreaks and cases reported continues to increase and is now 406:

    including 245 in the wild bird,
    155 in farms,
    and 6 in the captive birds.

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