Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Poland
Information received on 22/01/2020 from Dr Bogdan Konopka, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, Warszaw, Poland
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 31/12/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2020
Report date 22/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 22/01/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 20/04/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (03/02/2020)
New outbreaks (11)
Outbreak 1 (2020/2) Topola Osiedle, Przygodzice, ostrowski (3017), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 36069 36069 1261 34808 0
Outbreak 2 (2020/10) Ostrow Wielkopolski, Ostrow Wielkopolski, ostrowski (3017), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6621 6621 2313 4308 0
Outbreak 3 (2020/7) Ferma Roscin, Mysliborz, mysliborski (3210), Zachodnio-Pomorskie
Date of start of the outbreak 09/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 22629 6480 600 22029 0
Outbreak 4 (2020/8) Zalesie, Dabie, kolski (3009), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 11/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5615 2383 125 5490 0
Outbreak 5 (2020/9) Slaborowice, Ostrow Wielkopolski, ostrowski (3017), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 14/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 19594 19594 54 19540 0
Outbreak 6 (2020/11) Strupice, Chojnow, legnicki (0209), Dolnoslaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 17/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 549 47 41 508 0
Outbreak 7 (2020/13) Radlow, Raszkow, ostrowski (3017), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 21/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 161 161 133 28 0
Outbreak 8 (2020/14) Slaborowice, Ostrow Wielkopolski, ostrowski (3017), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 22/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 165 165 10 155 0
Outbreak 9 (2020/12) Zapust, Ostrorog, szamotulski (3024), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 22/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 37563 7748 1500 36063 0
Outbreak 10 (2020/17) Ruda Kozielska, Kuznia Raciborska, raciborski (2411), Slaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 26/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 63 52 52 11 0
Outbreak 11 (2020/16) Stary Widzim, Wolsztyn, wolsztynski (3029), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 36183 9063 1017 35166 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 11
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 165212 88383 7106 158106 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 53.50% 4.30% 8.04% 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
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • 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 Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/01/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 29/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations