Thursday, January 11, 2018

Saudi MEWA: 3 New Cases Of H5N8


The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water & Agriculture (MEWA) is back today with 3 new H5N8 cases reported in backyard flocks, 1 in Diriyah (rear Riyadh) and two (Damman & Al-Ahsa) in the Eastern province.

Registration (3) New bird flu infections (H5N8)

The ministry continues and in cooperation with the relevant authorities efforts to contain the outbreak of high pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8), and during the twenty-four hours last make sure there is (3) injuries in both Diriyah, Dammam and Al-Ahsa in traditional backyard breeding.

While the veterinary field teams relay in Makkah Region and the provinces of Al-Kharj and Harimlae and Darmaa and Al-Ahsa and Buraidah Bakeereya and Dawadmi and Hawtat Bani Tamim Aflac and Thadeq and Diriyah, health safe disposal of birds procedures in a number of backyard traditional education projects in the hotbeds of infection and its environs, which was discovered infection where and advertised, and the implementation of and complete control and control procedures in those locations and investigate the disease in the vicinity of the hotbeds of infection circle radius of 5 km.

In the part of the laboratory diagnosis received the ministry laboratories veterinary until this day (2968) sample to be tested for the disease have been completed all, and collected samples based on the reports of citizens, and procedures for epidemiological surveillance in the vicinity of the affected areas, as well as non-infected to detect any new disease spots early in the Kingdom different.

The ministry is currently continuous application of Ajerouat prevent the movement of live birds without issuing prior transfer authorization, and calls upon the Ministry Angel of birds and entrepreneurs to abide by the ministry's decision to prevent movement between areas unless prior permission from the ministry according to what has been previously announced, and will be applied to what is stated in Articles ( 51.52) of the Implementing Regulations of livestock issued by Royal decree No. m / 13 dated 10/3/1424 against the violators of the decision to ban the movement of live birds.

The ministry indicated that the toll-free central room information and emergency livestock (8002470000) works around the clock to answer inquiries and provide guidance tips for bird breeders in ways of protection against the disease, in addition to receiving reports of suspected disease of individuals or productive projects, where the number of communications received it during the last twenty-four hours (14) communication exercised all, while the number of inquiries about the disease (47) queries, bringing the total communications and inquiries (1427) communication and inquiries since the beginning of the discovery of the disease.

In the part of veterinary awareness and guidance ministry is still continuing its awareness of high pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8) in the markets and communities in all regions of the Kingdom