Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 07/09/2017 from Dr Ibrahim Mahrous Saleh Mohamed, Chairman, General Organization for Veterinary Services (GOVS), Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Cairo, Egypt
Report type Follow-up report No. 5 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 24/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 26/11/2016
Report date 07/09/2017
Date submitted to OIE 07/09/2017
Date event resolved 07/09/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (30/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (22/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/09/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Al Gharbiyah Birds 61241
    Al Minya Birds 52138
    Al Qalyubiyah Birds 15246
    Kafr Ash Shaykh Birds 414160
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event cannot be considered resolved, but the situation is sufficiently stable. No more follow-up reports will be sent. Information about this disease will be included in the next six-monthly reports.