Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 08/04/2020 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. 2
Date of start of the event 22/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2020
Report date 08/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 08/04/2020
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 (27)
Outbreak 1 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 29/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6000 35 5965
Outbreak 2 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 29/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8269 0 8269
Outbreak 3 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (03/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4830 27 4803
Outbreak 4 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (03/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11000 684 10316
Outbreak 5 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (03/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 14000 90 13910
Outbreak 6 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5933 89 5844
Outbreak 7 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4800 42 4758
Outbreak 8 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13000 300 12700
Outbreak 9 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (03/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4935 3 4932
Outbreak 10 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 31/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3400 0 3400
Outbreak 11 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 31/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3550 0 3550
Outbreak 12 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 31/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6000 5 5995
Outbreak 13 Jászszentlászló, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 31/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4217 100 4117
Outbreak 14 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 31/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13800 0 13800
Outbreak 15 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 31/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11280 0 11280
Outbreak 16 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 01/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12200 116 12084
Outbreak 17 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 01/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (02/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5442 723 4719
Outbreak 18 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 01/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2700 291 2409
Outbreak 19 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 01/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 35 5 30
Outbreak 20 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 01/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2200 7 2193
Outbreak 21 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 02/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9970 135 9835
Outbreak 22 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 02/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 445 7 438
Outbreak 23 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 02/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7000 0 7000
Outbreak 24 Kelebia, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 03/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 23000 0 23000
Outbreak 25 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 03/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (07/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4752 113 4639
Outbreak 26 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 03/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2777 0 2777
Outbreak 27 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 03/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (07/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2635 20 2615
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 27
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 188170 ** 2792 185378
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 1.48% ** **
*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 31/03/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 01/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 02/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 03/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 04/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 05/04/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations