Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 24/10/2014 from Dr Yu Kangzhen, National Chief Veterinary Officer , Veterinary Bureau , Ministry of Agriculture , Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 12/09/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 15/09/2014
Report date 24/10/2014
Date submitted to OIE 24/10/2014
Date event resolved 10/10/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/05/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (24/10/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (17/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (22/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (22/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (04/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (28/12/2017)
New outbreaks (16)
Outbreak 1 Luoyang agriculture trade market, Changzhou, Jiangsu
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2 0 0 0
Affected population One duck and one environment samples were collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 2 Shima live bird market, changsha, Hunan
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One duck sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 3 Yangjiashan livebird market, Changsha, Hunan
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2 0 0 0
Affected population One duck and one chicken samples were collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 4 Xiangbei market, Yiyang, Hunan
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One chicken sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 5 Heping sanniao wholesale market, Zhuhai, Guangdong
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One goose sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 6 Jixing live bird market, Huadu District, Guangzhou, Guizhou
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One chicken sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 7 West Street Market, Anshun , Guizhou
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One chicken sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 8 Dongfang market, Anshun , Guizhou
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One chicken sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 9 Qinglong village live bird market, Kunming, Yunnan
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One chicken sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 10 Taixing market, Dali, Yunnan
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One duck sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 11 Guomao Market, Fangchenggang , Guangxi
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/10/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One duck sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 12 Zhupai village, Dongxing, Fangchenggang , Guangxi
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One duck sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 13 Yinxing agriculture trade market, Chongzuo, Guangxi
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One duck sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 14 Agriculture trade market, Jingxi, Baise, Guangxi
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One duck sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 15 Mojia street agriculture trade market, Xining, Qinghai
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One duck sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Outbreak 16 Bayi market, Lasa, Tibet
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (15/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 0 0 0
Affected population One chicken sample was collected according to national surveillance plan and tested positive.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 16
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** 0.00% **
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Harbin veterinary research institute, Chinese academy of agricultural sciences (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/09/2014 Positive
Harbin veterinary research institute, Chinese academy of agricultural sciences (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds virus isolation 15/09/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations