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 Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 22/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2020
Report date 01/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 01/04/2020
Date event resolved 08/06/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 31/01/2020
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 (26/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (01/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (08/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (21/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (30/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (08/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (15/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (08/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (26/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (28/07/2020)
New outbreaks (37)
Outbreak 1 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 22/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (25/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 16990 651 16339
Outbreak 2 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (27/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 32600 100 32500
Outbreak 3 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (26/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8000 2 7998
Outbreak 4 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (26/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 22000 0 22000
Outbreak 5 Szank, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 24/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (26/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3000 6 2994
Outbreak 6 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 24/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000 855 9145
Outbreak 7 Szank, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3746 10 3736
Outbreak 8 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (26/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 570 2 568
Outbreak 9 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 16000 70 15930
Outbreak 10 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8540 5 8535
Outbreak 11 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (27/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10433 30 10403
Outbreak 12 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5040 5 5035
Outbreak 13 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 37000 0 37000
Outbreak 14 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 19850 1388 18462
Outbreak 15 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1400 14 1386
Outbreak 16 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8370 70 8300
Outbreak 17 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3100 0 3100
Outbreak 18 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2604 0 2604
Outbreak 19 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (26/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 350 8 342
Outbreak 20 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11478 0 11478
Outbreak 21 Jászszentlászló, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1724 0 1724
Outbreak 22 Jászszentlászló, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 729 21 708
Outbreak 23 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7982 178 7804
Outbreak 24 Szank, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4125 0 4125
Outbreak 25 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 600 10 590
Outbreak 26 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6000 3 5997
Outbreak 27 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13150 600 12550
Outbreak 28 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5600 100 5500
Outbreak 29 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1200 110 1090
Outbreak 30 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 500 15 485
Outbreak 31 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11000 160 10840
Outbreak 32 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5500 30 5470
Outbreak 33 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5500 8 5492
Outbreak 34 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7850 9 7841
Outbreak 35 Nyárlőrinc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 28/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 500 0 500
Outbreak 36 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 28/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2200 4 2196
Outbreak 37 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 550 4 546
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 37
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 295781 ** 4468 291313
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 1.51% ** **
*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
Epidemiological comments The wind, the high humidity and human contact greatly contributes to the spread of the disease in this area.
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
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 25/03/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 26/03/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 27/03/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 28/03/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 29/03/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 30/03/2020 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