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 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.
Outbreak 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 10 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 11 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 12 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 13 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 14 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 15 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 16 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.
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