Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Poland
Information received on 25/02/2020 from Dr Bogdan Konopka, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, Warszaw, Poland
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 31/12/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2020
Report date 24/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 25/02/2020
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)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (31/03/2020)
New outbreaks (7)
Outbreak 1 (2020/18) Zybultowo, Grunwald, ostrodzki (2815), Warminsko-Mazurskie
Date of start of the outbreak 07/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 17060 3895 1179 15881 0
Outbreak 2 (2020/19) Kedzierzyn-Kozle, Kedzierzyn-Kozle, kedzierzynsko-kozielski (1603), Opolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 19/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6960 4493 4493 2467 0
Outbreak 3 (2020/21) Swibie, Wielowies, gliwicki (2405), Slaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 20/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 49321 11432 11432 37889 0
Outbreak 4 (2020/20) Kociolki Dworek, Blaszki, sieradzki (1014), Lodzkie
Date of start of the outbreak 20/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18799 77 77 18722 0
Outbreak 5 (2020/23) Skaratki, Domaniewice, lowicki (1005), Lodzkie
Date of start of the outbreak 21/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 56503 14011 14011 42492 0
Outbreak 6 (2020/22) Regny, Koluszki, lodzki wschodni (1006), Lodzkie
Date of start of the outbreak 22/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12700 4300 3300 9400 0
Outbreak 7 (2020/24) Baranowiec, Dabie, kolski (3009), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 22/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9046 9046 794 8252 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 170389 47254 35286 135103 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 27.73% 20.71% 74.67% 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) 21/02/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/02/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 08/02/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 22/02/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations