China Jiangsu Dongtai in Hai'an and layers of bird flu detected
16, the website of the Ministry of Agriculture announced that on the 15th, the Ministry of Agriculture in Jiangsu Province received a report of the veterinary department in the implementation of routine testing of poultry, in Hai'an, Dongtai individual farmers of the layers reared detected H5N1 bird flu Pathogen-positive samples. The Ministry of Agriculture related to the person in charge, these areas have not yet found the current outbreak of bird flu. Upon receiving the report, the deployment of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Agriculture veterinary departments to implement prevention and control measures. The first detection of positive chickens and the surrounding areas to carry out culling of poultry have been culled 377,000 poultry. The second is to monitor the implementation of isolation. Dongtai transport ban on all poultry and Hai'an and its products, restrictions on the flow. The third is to eliminate the source of disinfection. Poultry have been culled on the farm (000) and the surrounding environment to carry out thorough disinfection to prevent the spread of the virus. At present, the MSC County, Dongtai surrounding counties and cities did not find anything unusual. National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory has been requested by the Ministry of Agriculture, on the positive samples for further testing and analysis of whether the virus mutates. China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center has sent a group of experts rushed to the above-mentioned areas of epidemiological investigation, analysis of the source of the virus. Preliminary analysis by experts, detected the avian influenza virus with pandemic strain of China's southern region some differences. The Ministry of Agriculture has been the situation to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) were informed.