Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Nigeria
Information received on 21/02/2017 from Dr Gideon Mbursa Mshelbwala, Director, Veterinary Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 46
Date of start of the event 02/01/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2015
Report date 21/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 21/02/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/07/2008
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (23/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (02/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (02/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (22/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (07/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (04/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (26/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (14/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (19/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (08/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (16/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (15/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (04/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 17 (11/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 18 (13/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 19 (19/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 20 (21/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 21 (25/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 22 (26/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 23 (02/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 24 (04/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 25 (08/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 26 (09/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 27 (11/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 28 (15/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 29 (17/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 30 (22/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 31 (29/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 32 (04/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 33 (07/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 34 (08/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 35 (14/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 36 (20/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 37 (29/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 38 (03/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 39 (06/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 40 (09/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 41 (27/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 42 (09/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 43 (28/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 44 (06/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 45 (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 46 (21/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 47 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 48 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 49 (20/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 50 (29/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 51 (04/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 52 (10/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 53 (24/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 54 (08/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 55 (02/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 56 (15/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 57 (28/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 58 (18/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 59 (02/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 60 (07/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 61 (19/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 62 (03/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 63 (30/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 64 (13/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 65 (27/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 66 (09/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 67 (02/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 68 (17/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 69 (15/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 70 (21/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 71 (05/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 72 (04/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 73 (03/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 74 (15/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 75 (27/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 76 (15/04/2019)
New outbreaks (7)
Outbreak 1 Igabi, Igabi, Kaduna
Date of start of the outbreak 08/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (15/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12000 2000 2000 10000 0
Affected population Pullets of 19 weeks old
Outbreak 2 Jos, Jos North, Plateau
Date of start of the outbreak 11/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (15/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3579 70 70 3508 0
Affected population Pullets and layers of 9 and 62 weeks old respectively
Outbreak 3 Jos, Jos North, Plateau
Date of start of the outbreak 12/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (15/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 22524 89 89 22435 0
Affected population Pullets and layers of 14 and 44 weeks old
Outbreak 4 Jos, Jos North, Plateau
Date of start of the outbreak 13/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (14/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7380 14 14 7366 0
Affected population Pullets of 14 weeks old
Outbreak 5 Bassa, Bassa, Plateau
Date of start of the outbreak 14/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (15/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1500 10 10 0 1490
Affected population 19 weeks old pullets
Outbreak 6 State Low cost, Jos South, Plateau
Date of start of the outbreak 14/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1200 51 51 1149 0
Affected population 25 weeks old layers
Outbreak 7 Jos, Jos North, Plateau
Date of start of the outbreak 15/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2500 66 66 2434 0
Affected population 13 weeks old pullets
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50683 2300 2300 46892 1490
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 4.54% 4.54% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Poor farm biosecurity
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 14/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 14/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 14/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 17/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 17/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations