Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Nepal
Information received on 24/03/2019 from Dr Bimal Kumar Nirmal, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, NEPAL, Nepal
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 14/02/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 06/03/2019
Report date 24/03/2019
Date submitted to OIE 24/03/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/09/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (31/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (04/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (13/04/2019)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 Tokha, Tokha ward-3, Dhalmal, Kathmandu, Bagmati
Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2220 370 370 1850 0
Affected population Commercial layers
Outbreak 2 Tarkeshwor, Tarkeshwor ward no-7, Kathmandu, Bagmati
Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 30673 2125 2125 28548 0
Affected population Commercial layers
Outbreak 3 Madi ward-3, Yanjakot, Kaski, Gandaki
Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 100 23 23 77 0
Affected population Backyard chicken
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 32993 2518 2518 30475 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 7.63% 7.63% 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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • 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