Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Belgium
Information received on 29/09/2017 from Dr Jean-François Heymans, Director, Animal Health and Safety of Products of Animal Origin, Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC), Bruxelles, Belgium
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 10/06/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 16/06/2017
Report date 29/09/2017
Date submitted to OIE 29/09/2017
Date event resolved 21/06/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 28/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Virus de l'influenza aviaire hautement pathogène
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (19/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (21/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (24/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (29/09/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Introduction of new live animals
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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.