Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Korea (Rep. of)
Information received on 20/04/2017 from Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director - Chief Veterinary Officer, General Animal Health Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), SEJONG-SI, Korea (Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4
Date of start of the event 16/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 17/11/2016
Report date 14/04/2017
Date submitted to OIE 20/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (02/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (04/05/2017)
New outbreaks (43)
Outbreak 1 Jeongeup-si, Ipyung-myeon, JEOLLABUK-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 27/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15719 19 19 15700 0
Affected population Chicken for breeding
Outbreak cluster 2 Jeongeup-si, Ipyung-myeon, JEOLLABUK-DO (1 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 27/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18500 18500 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 3 Ansung-si, Gongdo-eup, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 28/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 42039 505 505 41534 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 4 Cheonan-si, Seonghwan-eup, Seobook-gu, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 28/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 25690 70 70 25620 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 5 Eumseong-gun, Geumwang-eup, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 29/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 788300 300 300 788000 0
Affected population Quail
Outbreak 6 Haenam-gun, Hwasan-myeon, JEOLLANAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 29/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13700 13700 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 7 Ansung-si, Bogae-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 39300 24 24 39276 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 8 Naju-si, Bannam-myeon, JEOLLANAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18906 33 33 18873 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 9 Yeongam-gun, Sinbuk-myeon, JEOLLANAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11007 11007 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 10 Cheonan-si, Ibjang-myeon, Seobook-gu, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 212395 144 144 212251 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 11 Ansung-si, Daedeok-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 376570 130 130 376440 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 12 Hwaseong-si, Namyang-eup, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 285082 50318 50318 234764 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 13 Hwaseong-si, Namyang-eup, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 300451 1830 1830 298621 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 14 Seosan-si, Inji-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 20 10 10 10 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 15 Cheonan-si, Seongnam-myeon, Dongnam-gu, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 250000 250000 0
Affected population Quail
Outbreak 16 Inje-si, Girin-myeon, GANGWON-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 28407 7 7 28400 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 17 Hwasung-si, Namyang-eup, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 62350 1100 1100 61250 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 18 Naju-si, Wanggok-myeon, JEOLLANAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 25608 25608 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 19 Yangju-si, Eunhyeon-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 05/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 24101 200 200 23901 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 20 Cheonan-si, Poongse-myeon, Dongnam-gu, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 05/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50085 85 85 50000 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 21 Muan-gun, Hyeongyeong-myeon, JEOLLANAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 05/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18530 530 530 18000 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 22 Buan-gun, Gyehwa-myeon, JEOLLABUK-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 05/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 26200 26200 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 23 Hoengsung-gun, Hoengsung-eup, GANGWON-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 06/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13 12 12 1 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 24 Asan-si, Doonpo-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 07/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 121530 830 830 120700 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 25 Yangju-si, Nam-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 07/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12948 1118 1118 11830 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 26 Hwasung-si, Namyang-eup, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 08/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 60139 89 89 60050 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 27 Ansung-si, Gongdo-eup, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 08/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 137190 12 12 137178 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 28 Ansung-si, Miyang-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 09/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 99491 3887 3887 95604 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 29 Ansung-si, Iljuk-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 09/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 144 30 30 114 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 30 Asan-si, Doonpo-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 10/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 100013 13 13 100000 0
Affected population Chicken for breeding
Outbreak 31 Muan-gun, Mangwoon-myeon, JEOLLANAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 10/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15900 1400 1400 14500 0
Affected population Duck for breeding
Outbreak 32 Yeonchun-gun, Yeonchun-eup, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8670 30 30 8640 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 33 Yangju-si, Eunhyeon-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9287 227 227 9060 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 34 Ansung-si, Bogae-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 108687 80 80 108607 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 35 Hwaseong-si, Paltan-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 20/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 29845 10 10 29835 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 36 Gimpo-si, Hasung-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 20/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 272640 4300 4300 268340 0
Affected population Quail
Outbreak 37 Hwaseong-si, Mado-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 21/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 30157 203 203 29954 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Outbreak 38 Pocheon-si, Hwahyeon-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 14610 14610 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 39 Pocheon-si, Idong-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11990 11840 11840 150 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 40 Pocheon-si, Idong-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 106602 99 99 106503 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 41 Yangju-si, Nam-myeon, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 09/02/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 17140 70 70 17070 0
Affected population Chicken for egg
Outbreak 42 Hadong-gun, Jingyo-myeon, GYEONGSANGNAM-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 27/02/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3154 4 4 3150 0
Affected population Duck for meat
Outbreak 43 Goyang-si, Deogyang-gu, GYEONGGI-DO
Date of start of the outbreak 03/03/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2145 220 220 1925 0
Affected population Chicken for meat
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 43
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3795255 79779 ** 79779 3715476 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
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • 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