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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza In The Netherlands

by 5m Editor
9 May 2003, at 12:00am

NETHERLANDS - Follow-up report No. 10 (via OIE) on the avian influenza outbreak in the Netherlands.

See also: 23 May 2003, 16 May 2003, 2 May 2003, 25 April 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 8 May 2003 from Dr Frederik H. Pluimers, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries, The Hague:

End of previous report period: 1 May 2003 (see Disease Information, 16 [18], 108, dated 2 May 2003).

End of this report period: 8 May 2003.

New outbreaks:

Location No. of outbreaks
province of North Brabant (Noord Brabant) 1
province of Limburg 1

Description of affected population in the new outbreaks: 1 flock of layer hens and 1 flock of broilers.

Total number of animals in the new outbreaks:

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
avi 222,223 ... ... 222,223 0

Due to the outbreak in Belgium, a new surveillance zone has been installed around Zundert (see map).

Source: OFFICE INTERNATIONAL DES EPIZOOTIES - 9th May 2003

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