Saudi Arabia: 22000 birds died in h5n8 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak

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 Saudi Arabia: 22000 birds died in h5n8 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak


Reported that the outbreak occurred in the middle of Saudi Arabias sudale region, 150 kilometers north of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. For safety reasons, more than 385000 birds were culled. This is the first such outbreak in Saudi Arabia since July 2018.

Workers in protective clothing carry suitcases at a farm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Thursday (Reuters)

According to Gulf News, Saudi Arabias Ministry of agriculture spokesman Abdullah Abba al hair said the emergency response team could control the local outbreak after standard measures were implemented at the scene.

This type of bird flu will only infect birds, and will not pose a threat to human health, said hair. But RT says the bird flu has recently been seen as becoming more and more pathogenic.

On Tuesday, Vietnam issued a similar bird flu alert. A highly pathogenic h5n6 subtype was found in a village in northern Vietnam, killing 2200 birds, RT reported.

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In recent years, there have been 5 cases of HPAI in Xinjiang and Hunan. First finance and economics reported on February 2 that on February 1, a poultry H5N1 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic occurred in Shuangqing District, Shaoyang City, Hunan Province. 4500 of the 7850 broilers in one farm died. In January this year, there were four cases of h5n6 subtype avian influenza in Xinjiang.

After the outbreak of the epidemic in Hunan Province, the local government has completed the disposal of the epidemic situation, killing 17828 poultry, all of which died of illness and were harmless.

Rt said H5N1 subtype was more lethal for patients, with nearly 60% of patients dying after infection. First finance and economics reported that in December last year, the National Forest and grass administration monitoring station held the 2020 wild animal epidemic trend meeting chamber of Commerce. Experts attending the meeting said that the national wild animal epidemic situation will continue to rise this year.