Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Nigeria
Information received on 09/01/2020 from Dr Olaniran Alabi, Director, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 25/06/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 27/11/2019
Report date 09/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 09/01/2020
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/01/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Disinfection
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Quarantine
  • Movement control inside the country
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.