Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Bhutan
Information received on 16/08/2013 from Dr Karma Dukpa, Director General, Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, THIMPHU, Bhutan
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 10 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 30/12/2011
Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2012
Report date 15/08/2013
Date submitted to OIE 16/08/2013
Date event resolved 17/04/2013
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 25/03/2010
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 (09/01/2012)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/01/2012)
Follow-up report No. 2 (18/01/2012)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/03/2012)
Follow-up report No. 4 (02/03/2012)
Follow-up report No. 5 (09/03/2012)
Follow-up report No. 6 (20/04/2012)
Follow-up report No. 7 (25/10/2012)
Follow-up report No. 8 (11/01/2013)
Follow-up report No. 9 (08/02/2013)
Follow-up report No. 10 (15/08/2013)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Illegal movement of animals
Epidemiological comments No further cases of avian influenza were detected following active surveillance in the country.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • 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.