Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Nigeria
Information received on 16/01/2015 from Dr Abdulganiyu Abubakar, Chief Veterinary Officer, Federal Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Nigeria
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 24/12/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2015
Report date 16/01/2015
Date submitted to OIE 16/01/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/2007
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (26/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (18/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (02/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (29/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (04/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (11/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (17/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (03/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (08/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (14/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (21/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (22/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 17 (23/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 18 (28/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 19 (06/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 20 (15/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 21 (19/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 22 (27/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 23 (29/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 24 (16/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 25 (19/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 26 (24/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 27 (15/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 28 (02/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 29 (05/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 30 (11/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 31 (13/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 32 (19/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 33 (21/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 34 (18/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 35 (29/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 36 (28/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 37 (03/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 38 (27/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 39 (04/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 40 (21/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 41 (01/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 42 (09/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 43 (17/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 44 (21/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 45 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 46 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 47 (24/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 48 (30/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 49 (06/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 50 (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 51 (21/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 52 (06/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 53 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 54 (20/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 55 (04/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 56 (10/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 57 (08/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 58 (02/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 59 (28/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 60 (18/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 61 (02/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 62 (07/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 63 (19/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 64 (03/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 65 (30/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 66 (13/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 67 (27/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 68 (09/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 69 (02/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 70 (17/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 71 (15/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 72 (21/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 73 (05/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 74 (04/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 75 (15/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 76 (22/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 77 (15/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 78 (27/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 79 (15/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 80 (10/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 81 (25/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 82 (23/09/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Onipanu, Shomolu, Lagos
Date of start of the outbreak 24/12/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (21/01/2015)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50000 3300 3300 0 0
Affected population The affected birds were in a live bird market
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50000 3300 3300 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 6.60% 6.60% 100.00% 6.60%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The outbreak occurred in a live bird market where birds (local/exotic) from different parts of the country are sold.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Quarantine
  • 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 Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 08/01/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations