Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 01/04/2020 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 29/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 31/03/2020
Report date 01/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 01/04/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 31/01/2020
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
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 (01/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (08/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (21/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (30/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (08/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (15/05/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Csengele, Csongrad
Date of start of the outbreak 29/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 141652 0 141652 0
Affected population duck
Outbreak 2 Üllés, Csongrad
Date of start of the outbreak 29/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 54000 0 54000 0
Affected population duck
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 195652 ** 0 195652 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Disinfection
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 31/03/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 31/03/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations