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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza In The Netherlands

by 5m Editor
25 April 2003, at 12:00am

NETHERLANDS - Follow-up report No. 8 (via OIE) on the avian influenza outbreak in the Netherlands.

See also: 23 May 2003, 16 May 2003, 9 May 2003, 2 May 2003, 18 April 2003, 11 April 2003, 4 April 2003, 28 March 2003, 21 March 2003, 14 March 2003, 7 March 2003, 7 March 2003

Information received on 18 and 24 April 2003 from Dr Frederik H. Pluimers, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries, The Hague:

End of previous report period: 14 April 2003 (see Disease Information, 16 [16], 97, dated 18 April 2003).

End of this report period: 24 April 2003.

New outbreaks (since 7 April 2003):

Location No. of outbreaks*
province of Gelderland 8
province of North Brabant (Noord Brabant) 2
province of Limburg 22
Total new outbreaks since 7 April 2003 32

Description of affected population in the new outbreaks: 14 flocks of layer hens, 8 flocks of turkeys, 4 flocks of broilers, 2 flocks of broiler parents and 4 small backyard flocks.

Total number of animals in the new outbreaks:

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
avi 1,197,844 ... ... 1,197,844 0


Source: OFFICE INTERNATIONAL DES EPIZOOTIES - 25th April 2003

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