Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 15/12/2018 from Mr Tarun Shridhar, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 07/12/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 12/12/2018
Report date 15/12/2018
Date submitted to OIE 15/12/2018
Date event resolved 17/07/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 05/06/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (04/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (17/07/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Budhibara(Sanasahi) and Patharagang, Krushnaprasad, Puri, Orissa
Date of start of the outbreak 07/12/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (17/07/2019)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6123 5603 5603 520 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6123 5603 5603 520 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 91.51% 91.51% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
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
  • Screening
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • 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 Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 12/12/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations