Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Japan

JAPAN - Follow-up report No. 2 via OIE, confirming the recent outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Japan.
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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Japan - JAPAN - Follow-up report No. 2 via OIE, confirming the recent outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Japan.

See also: 16 January 2004

Information received on 20 January 2004 from Dr Masako Kurimoto, Director of Animal Health and Animal Products Safety Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tokyo:

End of previous report period: 13 January 2004 (see Disease Information, 17 [3], 10, dated 16 January 2004).

End of this report period: 20 January 2004.

Disposal of all susceptible animals from the index farm has been completed.

Total number of animals in the outbreak (updated data):

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
avi 34,640 ... 14,985 19,638 17

Source: Office International des Epizooties - 23rd January 2004
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