Envoyé : jeudi 2 mai 2019 10:40
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Epidemic Hazard : Kavre, Province no. 3, Nepal, Asia
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

May 2nd 2019 08:38 AM – Epidemic Hazard – EH-20190502-67720-NPL

Base information

EDIS Code: EH-20190502-67720-NPL
Event date: May 2nd 2019 08:38 AM
Category: Epidemic Hazard
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
State: Province no. 3
Settlement: Kavre
27.525942,85.56121 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Health - Medical and public health
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

A man from Kavre has died due to avian flu, in the first death ever by the disease in the country, officials at the Ministry of Health said on Thursday. The 21-year-old man, who had received medication for influenza after he was taken to the hospital for fever and cough, died on March 29, the ministry said. After the type of virus could not be confirmed in the country, samples were sent to Japan for confirmation. "Tests from the Japanese laboratory confirmed that the person was infected with influenza A (H5N1)," the ministry said in a press statement.

Biohazard Information

Disease name: A/H5N1
Biohazard level: Level 3 - Hight
Biohazard definitions: Bacteria and viruses that can cause severe to fatal disease in humans, but for which vaccines or other treatments exist, such as anthrax, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, SARS virus, variola virus (smallpox), tuberculosis, typhus, Rift Valley fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, yellow fever, and malaria. Among parasites Plasmodium falciparum, which causes Malaria, and Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes trypanosomiasis, also come under this level.

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Corentin DECAEN


Foundor of GeoAsia Spécialiste Chine/Japon

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