Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 15/06/2013 from Mr Gokul Chandra Pati, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, India
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 27/02/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 07/03/2013
Report date 15/06/2013
Date submitted to OIE 15/06/2013
Date event resolved 15/06/2013
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/2012
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/03/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (15/06/2013)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Surveillance around the outbreak since completion of the operation (including culling, disinfection and clean-up) and surveillance in the rest of the States has shown no evidence of presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Hence, India declares itself free from highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 on 15 June 2013.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.