Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
India
Information received on 07/01/2019 from Mr Tarun Shridhar, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 15/12/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 21/12/2018
Report date 07/01/2019
Date submitted to OIE 07/01/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 05/06/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (22/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (21/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/02/2019)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Mubarakchak, Jamalpur, Munger, Bihar
Date of start of the outbreak 15/12/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (15/12/2018)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 40 40 0 0
Outbreak 2 Muthagadia, Nayagarh, Nayagarh, Orissa
Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (16/12/2018)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 3 3 0 0
Outbreak 3 Patna (Sanjay Gandhi Zoological Park), Patna, Patna, Bihar
Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (16/12/2018)
Epidemiological unit Zoo
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 6 6 0 0
Outbreak 4 Cuttack municipality, Ward no. 44, Cuttack, Cuttack, Orissa
Date of start of the outbreak 18/12/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (18/12/2018)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 3 3 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 46 46 0 0
Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 6 6 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Disinfection
  • 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
National Institute of High Security for Animal Diseases, Bhopal (OIE Reference Laboratory) House Crow real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 21/12/2018 Positive
National Institute of High Security for Animal Diseases, Bhopal (OIE Reference Laboratory) House Crow real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 24/12/2018 Positive
National Institute of High Security for Animal Diseases, Bhopal (OIE Reference Laboratory) Indian Peafowl real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 24/12/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations