Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Chinese Taipei
Information received on 19/01/2015 from Dr Ping-Cheng Yang, President, Agriculture Technology Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, Hsinchu City, Chinese Taipei
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4
Date of start of the event 07/01/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 11/01/2015
Report date 19/01/2015
Date submitted to OIE 19/01/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 23/07/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (16/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (21/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (28/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (04/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (11/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (26/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (04/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (12/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (19/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (25/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (02/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (14/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 17 (17/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 18 (24/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 19 (01/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 20 (11/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 21 (18/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 22 (29/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 23 (04/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 24 (12/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 25 (18/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 26 (07/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 27 (13/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 28 (20/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 29 (27/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 30 (31/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 31 (11/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 32 (24/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 33 (04/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 34 (02/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 35 (21/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 36 (30/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 37 (08/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 38 (04/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 39 (15/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 40 (02/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 41 (22/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 42 (07/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 43 (11/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 44 (19/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 45 (05/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 46 (20/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 47 (21/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 48 (17/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 49 (09/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 50 (06/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 51 (01/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 52 (07/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 53 (17/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 54 (20/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 55 (27/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 56 (10/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 57 (11/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 58 (01/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 59 (08/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 60 (15/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 61 (03/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 62 (07/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 63 (16/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 64 (23/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 65 (27/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 66 (03/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 67 (11/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 68 (17/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 69 (24/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 70 (31/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 71 (07/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 72 (22/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 73 (31/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 74 (05/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 75 (11/10/2017)
New outbreaks (60)
Outbreak 1 (pt14) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2400 1903 1903 497 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 2 (pt15) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2900 2694 2694 206 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 3 (pt18) Chaozhou Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2450 2344 2344 106 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 4 (pt12) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2380 2268 2268 112 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 5 (pt20) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4800 4519 4519 281 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 6 (pt13) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4800 4293 4293 507 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 7 (pt22) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3000 2512 2512 488 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 8 (pt16) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4560 4457 4457 103 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 9 (pt27) Nanzhou Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2500 2411 2411 89 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 10 (pt30) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2520 2314 2314 206 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 11 (ch3) Zhutang Township, CHANGHUA COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1200 999 999 201 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 12 (yl-39) Mailiao Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12000 800 800
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 13 (kh2) Meinong District, KAOHSIUNG CITY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3000 518 518 2482 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 14 (yl-47) Dongshi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3600 2438 2438 1162 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 15 (yl-35) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2200 1319 1319 881 0
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 16 (pt24) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3500 1204 1204 2296 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 17 (pt28-29) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9000 4145 4145 4855 0
Affected population 3,000 geese: 2,745 cases, 255 destroyed 6,000 ducks: 1,400 cases, 4,600 destroyed
Outbreak 18 (yl-42) Taixi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5500 2607 2607 2893 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 19 (yl-41) Taixi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2580 1415 1415 1165 0
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 20 (pt23) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2200 1700 1700 500 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 21 (yl-36) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1200 30 30
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 22 (yl-46) Dongshi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 13/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3600 1408 1408 2192 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 23 (yl-49) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3300 15 15
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 24 (pt39) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2500 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 25 (yl-56) Dongshi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5033 156 156
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 26 (pt58) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2500 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 27 (pt42) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7800 200 200
Affected population Layer ducks
Outbreak 28 (pt49) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3600 1600 1600
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 29 (pt55) Fangliao Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4540 240 240
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 30 (ch4) Shengang Township, CHANGHUA COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50 3 3 47 0
Affected population Native chicken
Outbreak 31 (yl-52) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2000 770 770 1230 0
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 32 (yl-53) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1240 513 513 727 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 33 (cy21) Budai Township, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2800 1178 1178 1622 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 34 (pt43) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4700 300 300
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 35 (pt37) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6700 6310 6310
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 36 (cy17) Taibao City, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2980 352 352 2628 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 37 (yl-57) Dongshi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1650 150 150
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 38 (pt41) Neipu Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6800 500 500
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 39 (cy22) Budai Township, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2140 307 307 1833 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 40 (yl-50) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3700 300 300
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 41 (pt40) Neipu Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 16000 1000 1000
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 42 (pt56) Pingtung City, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 950 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 43 (yl-48) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2600 2513 2513 87 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 44 (pt51) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4500 2100 2100
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 45 (cy20) Dongshi Township, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7320 1649 1649 5671 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 46 (pt60) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4100 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 47 (pt57) Pingtung City, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1300 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 48 (pt45) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2600 1150 1150
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 49 (yl-55) Dongshi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2600 300 300
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 50 (yl-51) Sihu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2500 2381 2381 119 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 51 (cy18) Budai Township, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4720 394 394 4326 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 52 (pt59) Zhutian Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4100 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 53 (pt53) Wandan Township, PINGTUNG COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3200 700 700
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 54 (cy23) Budai Township, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2950 965 965 1985 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 55 (yl-65) Taixi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1100 50 50
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 56 (yl-73) Kouhu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1300 50 50
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 57 (cy24) Shuishang Township, CHIAYI COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 820 30 30
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 58 (yl-72) Dongshi Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4900 300 300
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 59 (yl-75) Kouhu Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4550 500 500
Affected population Breeding geese
Outbreak 60 (yl-69) Huwei Township, YUNLIN COUNTY
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3800 300 300
Affected population Breeding geese
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 60
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 221833 75574 ** 75574 41497 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 34.07% ** **
*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 Abnormal mortalities were observed in 60 waterfowl farms in Chang-Hua County, Yun-Lin County, Chia-Yi County, Kaohsiung City and Ping-Tung County. Samples were sent to the National Laboratory (AHRI) for diagnosis. H5N2 subtype HPAI was confirmed by AHRI. These farms have been put under movement restrictions. All animals on the infected farms will be culled. The actual numbers of culled animals will be available when stamping out operation is finished and be reported in the next follow-up report. Thorough cleaning and disinfection will be conducted after stamping out operation. Surrounding poultry farms within 3 km radius of infected farms are under intensified surveillance for 3 months.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • 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 Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds gene sequencing 16/01/2015 Positive
Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds gene sequencing 17/01/2015 Positive
Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds gene sequencing 18/01/2015 Positive
Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/01/2015 Positive
Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 16/01/2015 Positive
Animal Health Research Institute (AHRI) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 17/01/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations