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OIE: Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with H5) (non-poultry including wild birds), Ukraine
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Information received on 2 Mar 2021 from Svitlana Shlapatska, focal
point for animal disease notification, Ukraine

Report type: immediate notification
Date of start of the event: 28 Feb 2021
Date of confirmation of the event: 1 Mar 2021
Reason for notification: recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence: 12 Jan 2017
Manifestation of disease: clinical disease
Causal agent: highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype: H5
Nature of diagnosis: laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country.

New outbreaks
Summary of outbreaks
Total outbreaks: 1
Outbreak location: Kherson district, Kherson
Date of start of the outbreak: 28 Feb 2021
Outbreak status: continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit: natural park
Species / Susceptible / Cases / Deaths / Destroyed / Slaughtered
Mute swan: _Cygnus olor_ (Anatidae) / - / 21 / 21 / 0 / 0
Affected population: 21 mute swans (_Cygnus olor_) were found dead on
the territory of the natural park.

Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection: contact with wild
Epidemiological comments: a 3 km [1.8 mi] protection zone and a 10 km
[6.2 mi] surveillance zone have been established. There are no
commercial poultry farms on keeping and slaughtering of poultry in the
territory of 10 km [6.2 mi] surveillance zone.

Control measures
Measures applied: quarantine; surveillance within containment and/or
protection zone; zoning
Measures to be applied: no other measures

Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type: Mykolaiv Regional State Laboratory of the
State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection
(regional laboratory)
Species / Test / Test date / Result
Mute swan: _Cygnus olor_ / polymerase chain reaction (PCR) / 1 Mar
2021 / positive

Future reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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