Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Bangladesh
Information received on 11/04/2017 from Dr Ainul Haque, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 14/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 01/02/2017
Report date 11/04/2017
Date submitted to OIE 11/04/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 04/02/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak cluster 1 Mohakhali Wireless, Ramna Park, Dhaka University, Suhraward Uddan, Hemayetpur, Dhamrai, Gulshan, Ramna, Shahbag, Savar, Dhamrai, Dhaka, DHAKA (1 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (16/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 166 124 42
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 166 124 42
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 74.70% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The event started on 14 January, 2017. The outbreak has been resolved on 16 March 2017.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations