Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 10/01/2020 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 09/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 09/01/2020
Report date 10/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2020
Date event resolved 04/03/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 22/05/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (10/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (21/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (27/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (28/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (21/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (03/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (05/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (11/03/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Zbehy, Nitra, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 09/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 22 3 3 19 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 22 3 3 19 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 13.64% 13.64% 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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • 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