Biological Hazard in Norway on May 15 2019 04:16 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Env Pollution and other environmental
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Moderate Possible threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20190515-67904-NOR
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time May 15 2019 04:16 PM (UTC)
Last update May 15 2019 04:19 PM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Great Damage level
Affected area Multi-counties event : Event affected several counties. It can not be more than 50% of the higher-level area (state, province, etc.)

Geographic information

Continent Europe
Country Norway
County / State Regions of Nordland and Troms
Area Coastal area
Settlement
Coordinate 67.17, 14.31
Open Location Code: 9FVP5885+XC   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 2/4 - Medium
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that cause only mild disease to humans, or are difficult to contract via aerosol in a lab setting, such as hepatitis A, B, and C, influenza A, Lyme disease, salmonella, mumps, measles, scrapie, dengue fever, and HIV. "Routine diagnostic work with clinical specimens can be done safely at Biosafety Level 2, using Biosafety Level 2 practices and procedures. Research work (including co-cultivation, virus replication studies, or manipulations involving concentrated virus) can be done in a BSL-2 (P2) facility, using BSL-3 practices and procedures. Virus production activities, including virus concentrations, require a BSL-3 (P3) facility and use of BSL-3 practices and procedures", see Recommended Biosafety Levels for Infectious Agents.
Disease, agent name Mass die-off (salmon)
Infected person(s) 0
Species Animal
Status Confirmed
Symptomes