Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Korea (Rep. of)
Information received on 13/06/2017 from Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director General - Chief Veterinary Officer, Animal Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), SEJONG-SI, Korea (Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 06/02/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 06/02/2017
Report date 12/06/2017
Date submitted to OIE 13/06/2017
Date event resolved 13/10/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 04/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (12/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (20/11/2017)
New outbreaks (16)
Outbreak 1 Yangsan-si, Wondong-myeon, Gyeongsangnam-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 03/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 441 0 441 0
Outbreak 2 Jeju-si, Aewol-eup, Jeju-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 03/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 457 0 457 0
Outbreak 3 Jeju-si, Jocheon-eup, Jeju-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 04/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2 1 1 0
Outbreak 4 Jeju-si, Nohyeong-dong, Jeju-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 04/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 47 3 44 0
Outbreak 5 Jeju-si, Aewol-eup, Jeju-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 04/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10 3 7 0
Outbreak 6 Ulju-gun, Eonyang-eup, Ulsan Metropolitan City
Date of start of the outbreak 05/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (05/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15 10 5 0
Outbreak 7 Ulju-gun, Onsan-eup, Ulsan Metropolitan City
Date of start of the outbreak 05/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (05/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 24 5 19 0
Outbreak 8 Iksan-si, Osan-myeon, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 05/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (05/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 21 18 3
Outbreak 9 Nam-gu, Sanggae-ro, Ulsan Metropolitan City
Date of start of the outbreak 05/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1555 0 1555 0
Outbreak 10 Wanju-gun, Gui-myeon, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 06/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15 7 8 0
Outbreak 11 Gunsan-si, Okgu-eup, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 06/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6 0 6 0
Outbreak 12 Iksan-si, Osan-myeon, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 06/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 100 0 100 0
Affected population duck
Outbreak 13 Iksan-si, Wolseong-dong, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 06/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11 0 11 0
Affected population KNC
Outbreak 14 Gijang-gun, Ilgwang-myeon, Busan Metropolitan City
Date of start of the outbreak 07/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (07/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12 6 6 0
Outbreak 15 Jeonju-si, Deokjin-gu, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 07/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (07/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 46 4 42 0
Outbreak 16 Imsil-gun, Sindeok-myeon, Jeollabuk-Do
Date of start of the outbreak 07/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (07/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 14 2 12 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 16
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2776 ** 59 2717 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 2.13% ** **
*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
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
  • 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 and Plant Quarantine Agency (APQA) (National laboratory) Birds virus isolation 11/06/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations