Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 26/04/2017 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 14
Date of start of the event 01/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 03/11/2016
Report date 26/04/2017
Date submitted to OIE 26/04/2017
Date event resolved 24/04/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 26/10/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (14/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (06/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (14/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (15/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (29/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (24/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (28/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (12/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (26/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (16/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 16 (09/10/2017)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (18/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1830 800 400 1330 0
Affected population Geese
Outbreak 2 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (19/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 404 112 62 342 0
Affected population 9 weeks old geese
Outbreak 3 Petofiszállás, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2889 36 16 2873 0
Affected population 2 years old parent geese
Outbreak 4 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 18/04/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 420
Affected population Geese
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5543 948 ** 478 4545 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
  • Airborne spread
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • 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