H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in Thuringia, Germany
By: Date: 2021-01-12 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
Food Partner Network News According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), on January 8, 2021, the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture reported to OIE that an H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza occurred in Germany epidemic.

   The outbreak occurred in Bleicherode, Nordhausen County, Thuringia. It was confirmed on January 8, 2021. The source of the epidemic is unknown or uncertain. According to clinical and laboratory tests, the specific incidence is as follows:
  Number of affected animals

Variety

Suspected case

Case

Death

Destroy

slaughter

Poultry

53

49

49

4

0


   Epidemic Statistics

Variety

incidence rate

Death rate

Case fatality rate

Animal loss rate

Poultry

92.45%

92.45%

100.00%

100.00%

  The epidemic is still continuing, and the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture will submit follow-up reports every week.
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