Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Vietnam
Information received on 09/02/2020 from Dr Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoļ, Vietnam
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 18/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 21/01/2020
Report date 09/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 09/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/11/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (17/02/2020)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 Tan Khang, Tan Khang, Nong Cong, Thanh Hoa
Date of start of the outbreak 03/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12294 375 375 11919 0
Outbreak 2 Quang Truong, Quang Truong, Quang Xuong, Thanh Hoa
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3280 800 800 2480 0
Outbreak 3 Quynh Hong, Quynh Hong, Quynh Luu, Nghe An
Date of start of the outbreak 07/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 231 105 105 126 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15805 1280 1280 14525 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 8.10% 8.10% 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
  • Surveillance outside 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
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Regional Animal Health Office 3 (Regional Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/02/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations