Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Poland
Information received on 12/03/2020 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. 3
Date of start of the event 31/12/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2020
Report date 12/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 12/03/2020
Date event resolved 13/05/2020
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)
Follow-up report No. 5 (06/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (23/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (13/05/2020)
New outbreaks (6)
Outbreak 1 (2020/25) Konopnica, Wartkowice, poddebicki (1011), Lodzkie
Date of start of the outbreak 24/02/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (25/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5152 3652 1500 3652 0
Outbreak 2 (2020/26) Kolonia Bruzyca, Aleksandrow Lodzki, zgierski (1020), Lodzkie
Date of start of the outbreak 26/02/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (07/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15220 7000 240 14980 0
Outbreak 3 (2020/29) Lodz, Lodz, m. Lodz (1061), Lodzkie
Date of start of the outbreak 26/02/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (25/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10338 10338 1252 9086 0
Outbreak 4 (2020/27) Stara Ciswica, Grodziec, koninski (3010), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 27/02/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 30183 9390 677 29506 0
Outbreak 5 (2020/28) Radonia, Wielowies, gliwicki (2405), Slaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 01/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4372 275 37 4335 0
Outbreak 6 (2020/30) Dabrownica, Dlugoleka, wroclawski (0223), Dolnoslaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 05/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (07/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 74 38 38 36 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 6
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 65339 30693 3744 61595 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 46.98% 5.73% 12.20% 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
  • Zoning
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Traceability
  • Screening
  • 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) 25/02/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 27/02/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 01/03/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 02/03/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 04/03/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 06/03/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations