Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Ghana
Information received on 28/06/2015 from Dr Ben Aniwa, Deputy Director, Veterinary Services Department, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Accra, Ghana
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 13/04/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 12/05/2015
Report date 28/06/2015
Date submitted to OIE 28/06/2015
Date event resolved 04/11/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 21/08/2007
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (17/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (21/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (29/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (05/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (14/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (10/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (22/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (23/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (07/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (25/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (02/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 15 (22/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 16 (13/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 17 (28/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 18 (11/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 19 (05/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 20 (06/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 21 (31/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 22 (10/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 23 (14/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 24 (08/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 25 (23/11/2016)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Obuasi Live, Obuasi, Ashanti
Date of start of the outbreak 11/06/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (03/07/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1948 1302 1302 608 27
Affected population 56 weeks old layers and nine weeks old pullets
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1948 1302 1302 608 27
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 66.84% 66.84% 100.00% 99.44%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • 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