Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Korea (Rep. of)
Information received on 18/01/2014 from Dr TaeYung Kim, Director General, Livestock Policy Bureau, Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, Sejong-Si, Korea (Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 16/01/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 16/01/2014
Report date 17/01/2014
Date submitted to OIE 18/01/2014
Date event resolved 04/09/2014
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 26/05/2011
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/01/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (25/01/2014)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 4 (04/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 5 (30/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 6 (16/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 7 (13/03/2015)
New outbreaks (165)
Outbreak cluster 1 Sillim-myeon, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-Do (10 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 16/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 155880 20 20 155860 0
Affected population chickens, ducks
Outbreak cluster 2 Julpo-myeon, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-Do (18 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 17/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 232800 120 120 232680 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 3 Hongsan-myeon, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15983 500 500 15483 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 4 Songji-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12500 50 50 12450 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak cluster 5 Seji-myeon, Naju-si, Jeollanam-Do (16 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 281574 50 50 281524 0
Affected population chickens, ducks
Outbreak cluster 6 Jiksan-eup, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-Do (18 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 26/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 474698 4 4 474694 0
Affected population chickens, ducks
Outbreak 7 Cheongung-myeon, Imsil-gun, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 27/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 27000 27000 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak cluster 8 Iwol-myeon, Jincheon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-Do (15 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 27/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 179182 13 13 179169 0
Affected population ducks, geese
Outbreak cluster 9 Seosin-myeon, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-Do (7 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 255257 90 90 255167 0
Affected population chickens, ducks
Outbreak cluster 10 Deokjin-myeon, Yeongam-gun, Jeollanam-Do (13 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 220400 6000 220400 0
Affected population chickens, ducks
Outbreak 11 Chodong-myeon, Miryang-si, Gyeongsangnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 29/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9400 70 70 9330 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak cluster 12 Samsan-dong, Jeongeup-si, Jeollabuk-Do (11 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 13/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 130100 300 300 129800 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 13 Ungok-myeon, Cheongyang-gun, Chungcheongnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 14/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 32800 200 200 32600 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 14 Masan-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 14/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13500 13500 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 15 Yongji-myeon, Gimje-si, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 16/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7380 15 15 7365 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 16 Yeonmu-eup, Nonsan-si, Chungcheongnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 20/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7846 150 150 7696 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 17 Gongdeok-myeon, Gimje-si, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 20/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12000 12000 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak cluster 18 Singwang-myeon, Hampyeong-gun, Jeollanam-Do (6 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 20/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 91818 91818 0
Affected population chickens, ducks, musk ducks
Outbreak 19 Hongnong-eup, Yeonggwang-gun, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 22/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5400 5400 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 20 Paengseong-eup, Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 23/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18566 9000 18566 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 21 Myoryang-myeon, Yeonggwang-gun, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 26/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 19700 9 9 19691 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 22 Nagan-myeon, Suncheon-si, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 27/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18500 18500 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 23 Godeok-myeon, Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 28/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7105 7105 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 24 Cheongnam-myeon, Cheongyang-gun, Chungcheongnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 28/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 20176 20176 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 25 Seobu-myeon, Hongseong-gun, Chungcheongnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 02/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 40000 40000 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 26 Sojeong-myeon, Sejong, Sejong
Date of start of the outbreak 03/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 31000 31000 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 27 Buki-myeon, Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 03/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9400 9400 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 28 Cheongha-myeon, Gimje-si, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 04/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000 10000 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 29 Hamyeol-eup, Iksan-si, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 05/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15500 1500 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 30 Cheongbuk-myeon, Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 06/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 115 115 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 31 Donggye-myeon, Sunchang-gun, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 06/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8000 8000 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak cluster 32 Iljuk-myeon, Anseong-si, Gyeonggi-Do (11 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 06/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 639789 12 12 639777 0
Affected population chickens, ducks
Outbreak 33 Sinpyeong-myeon, Dangjin-si, Chungcheongnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 24970 24970 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 34 Myoryang-myeon, Yeonggwang-gun, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 138000 138000 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 35 Cheonbuk-myeon, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6700 6700 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 36 Cheonbuk-myeon, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 23774 23774 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 37 Donggye-myeon, Sunchang-gun, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 09/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9500 9500 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 38 Bugang-myeon, Sejong, Sejong
Date of start of the outbreak 10/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 42000 100 100 41900 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 39 Jeongmi-myeon, Dangjin-si, Chungcheongnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 10/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18000 18000 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 40 Sojeong-myeon, Sejong, Sejong
Date of start of the outbreak 12/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6200 6200 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 41 Hyeondo-myeon, Cheongwon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 17/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 471 471 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 42 Doan-myeon, Jeungpyeong-gun, Chungcheongbuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18273 18273 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 43 Busan-myeon, Jangheung-gun, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9500 9500 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 44 Sojeong-myeon, Sejong, Sejong
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 130800 130800 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 45 Bugwi-myeon, Jinan-gun, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 722 722 0
Affected population ducks
Outbreak 46 Jeongnyang-myeon, Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 11/04/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3500 3500 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 47 Yul-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 20/04/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 87639 87639 0
Affected population chickens
Outbreak 48 Seosaeng-myeon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan Metropolitan City
Date of start of the outbreak 23/04/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4887 4887 0
Affected population chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys
Outbreak 49 Yul-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 30/04/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 585002 585002 0
Affected population quails
Outbreak 50 Seongjeon-myeon, Gangjin-gun, Jeollanam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 04/05/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 35666 35666 0
Affected population ducks
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 165
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4148973 16703 ** 1703 4133270 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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 Epidemiological survey is currently being implemented.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/01/2014 Positive
Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds virus isolation 17/01/2014 Positive
Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 17/01/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations