Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Nepal
Information received on 31/03/2019 from Dr Bimal Kumar Nirmal, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, NEPAL, Nepal
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 14/02/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 06/03/2019
Report date 31/03/2019
Date submitted to OIE 31/03/2019
Date event resolved 08/05/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/09/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (31/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (04/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (13/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (29/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (05/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (15/10/2019)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Sunder Haraicha, SunderHaraicha-11, Morang, Koshi
Date of start of the outbreak 18/03/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3031 1092 1092 1939 0
Affected population Commercial layers of 32 weeks old
Outbreak 2 Itahari-11, Rahipur, Sunsari, Koshi
Date of start of the outbreak 21/03/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (27/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2947 2100 2100 847 0
Affected population local birds of laying stage
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5978 3192 3192 2786 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 53.40% 53.40% 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
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • 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
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations