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BI-WEEKLY REPORTS

December 15, 2016

December 1, 2016

November 17, 2016

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OUTBREAK INFORMATION

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

World Organisation for Animal Health

OIE Avian Influenza Portal

DOCUMENTS

PRESS RELEASE: Canada’s Wild Bird Survey for Avian Influenza is Underway

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National Wild Bird Interagency Avian Influenza Surveillance Program: OPERATIONAL PLAN 2016-17

LATEST TESTING

Up to December 15, 2016

  Tested Matrix +ve H5 +ve H7 +ve
Live Bird 1181 94 0 2
Dead bird 1058 57 6 0
Total 2195 151 6 2

Latest H5/H7 Positives

Two H7 positives confirmed in waterfowl in Ontario
Six H5 positives in waterfowl in SK

(Last update: 2016-12-15)

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WORLD NEWS

USDA Detects Eurasian lineage H5 Avian Influenza in a Wild Mallard Duck in Montana (January 9, 2017)

Wild Fowl Caused Lincoln duck farm outbreak (October 24, 2016)

Wild Bird Migration Blamed for Avian Flu Outbreak (October 16, 2016)

Fears for Antartic penguins as new bird flu strain reaches frozen continent (September 20, 2016)

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Mallard from Alaska (August 31, 2016)

Quarantine nearling completion at duck farm (August 15, 2016)

The case of the vanishing pandemic: deadly bird flu flies the coop in the US (July 26, 2016)

LITERATURE

(Last update: 2015-11-12)

Flint, P.L., J.M. Pearce, J.C. Franson, D.V. Derksen. 2015. Wild bird surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in North America. Virology Journal 12:151.

Fujimoto, Y., T. Usui, H. Ito, E. Ono, & T. Ito. 2015. Susceptibility of wild passerines to subtype H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Avian Pathology 44(4): 243-247. doi: 10.1080/03079457.2015.1043235

Harris, M.C., A.K. Miles, J.M. Pearce, D.J. Prosser, J.M. Sleeman, & M.E. Whalen. 2015. USGS Role and Response to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2015-3059, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20153059. ISSN 2327-6932 (online)

Ip, H.S. et al. 2015. Novel Eurasian Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A H5 Viruses in Wild Birds, Washington, USA, 2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases 21(5): 886-890. doi: 10.3201/eid2105.142020

Machalaba, C.C. et al. (2015). Global Avian Influenza Surveillance in Wild Birds: A Strategy to Capture Viral Diversity. Emerging Infectious Diseases 21(4): e141415.

Stephen, C.P. Zimmer, E. Moffatt, & J. Parmley. 2015. Considerations for planning future wild bird avian influenza surveillance in Canada. Document prepared for Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
van den Brand, J.M.A. et al. 2015. Host-specific exposure and fatal neurologic disease in wild raptors from highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 during the 2006 outbreak in Germany. Veterinary Research 46:24 doi: 10.1186/s13567-015-0148-5

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