Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
India
Information received on 12/01/2017 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 19/10/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 24/10/2016
Report date 12/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
Date event resolved 06/06/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 05/09/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/06/2017)
New outbreaks (23)
Outbreak 1 Thalayazham, Thalayazham, Kottayam, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 19/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 17308 2046 2046 15262 0
Outbreak 2 Neendoor, Neendoor, Kottayam, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 19/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4240 1220 1220 3020 0
Outbreak 3 Paippad, Paippad, Kottayam, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 19/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 21268 418 418 20850 0
Outbreak 4 Veliyanad, Veliyanad, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 21/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4623 1816 1816 2807 0
Outbreak 5 Cheruthana, Cheruthana, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 22/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 24280 8123 8123 16157 0
Outbreak 6 Neelamperoor, Neelamperoor, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 24/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10770 700 700 10070 0
Outbreak 7 Pallippad, Pallippad, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 24/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15740 1435 1435 14305 0
Outbreak 8 Arpookkara, Arpookkara, Kottayam, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 28051 2506 2506 25545 0
Outbreak 9 Aymanam, Aymanam, Kottayam, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 34388 6197 6197 28191 0
Outbreak 10 Nedumudy, Nedumudy, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50671 10 10 50661 0
Outbreak 11 Ambalapuzha North, Ambalapuzha North, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 65014 13505 13505 51509 0
Outbreak 12 Champakkulam, Champakkulam, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 38523 418 418 38105 0
Outbreak 13 Edathua, Edathua, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 77239 6935 6935 70304 0
Outbreak 14 Veeyapuram, Veeyapuram, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 900 170 170 730 0
Outbreak 15 Pulincunnu, Pulincunnu, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 29/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 28080 4500 4500 23580 0
Outbreak 16 Chennithala, Chennithala, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 29/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 169460 783 783 168677 0
Outbreak 17 Vechur, Vechur, Kottayam, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 31/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 38321 11009 11009 27312 0
Outbreak 18 Purakkad, Purakkad, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 01/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10455 32 32 10423 0
Outbreak 19 Thalavady, Thalavady, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 06/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6609 110 110 6499 0
Outbreak 20 Punnappra South, Punnappra South, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 06/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3482 132 132 3350 0
Outbreak 21 Karuvatta, Karuvatta, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 49762 880 880 48882 0
Outbreak 22 Ambalappuzha South, Ambalappuzha South, Alappuzha, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12626 3146 3146 9480 0
Outbreak 23 Kumarakom, Kumarakom, Kottayam, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 24/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2280 480 480 1800 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 23
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 714090 66571 66571 647519 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 9.32% 9.32% 100.00% 100.00%
*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
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • 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
Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 24/10/2016 Positive
Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 24/10/2016 Positive
Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/11/2016 Positive
Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 16/11/2016 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 29/10/2016 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/11/2016 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 29/10/2016 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 03/11/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations