Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 07/04/2019 from Dr Damyan Iliev, Chief Veterinary Officer & Deputy Executive Director, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Sofia, Bulgaria
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 13/03/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 13/03/2019
Report date 07/04/2019
Date submitted to OIE 07/04/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 17/12/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (03/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/04/2019)
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
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.