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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (92): Russia (KT) poultry, HPAI H5N2, OIE
    Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:00:24 -0400
    Avian Influenza -- Russia
    Information received on Thu 16 Aug 2018 from from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, deputy head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia
    Report type: immediate notification
    Date of start of the event: 9 Aug 2018
    Date of confirmation of the event: 11 Aug 2018
    Reason for notification: recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence: 13 Mar 2018
    Manifestation of disease: clinical disease
    Causal agent: highly pathogenic avian influenza virus

  • PRO/AH/EDR> Canine influenza - USA (04): (MI) H3N2
    Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:07:51 -0400
    Influenza H3N2 -- United States
    Cases of canine influenza (H3N2) have been diagnosed in over 30 states. Michigan has recently started seeing cases of this infectious disease. Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine has treated some of these ill dogs. Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter, and other rescues and shelters in the area, have started preventative protocols to help reduce the spread of this virus. H3N2 has similar signs to "kennel cough" and other upper respiratory illnesses. It typically

  • PRO/AH/EDR> Equine influenza - Colombia (ST,QD)
    Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:00:42 -0400
    Equine Influenza -- Colombia
    The ICA established cleaning and disinfection measures for facilities and barns, as well as the notification of all cases with unusual respiratory signs.
    The Umata [municipal agricultural technical assistance units], health service, the guilds, and clubs that promote equine production should carry out epidemiological surveillance, to detect eventual cases of influenza type A in a timely manner.
    The entry and exit of equidae destined for concentrations is prohibited. "The owners and/or