Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 16/04/2020 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. 3
Date of start of the event 22/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2020
Report date 16/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 16/04/2020
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 (48)
Outbreak 1 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 04/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5400 150 5250
Outbreak 2 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 04/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (07/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6100 0 6100
Outbreak 3 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 04/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8160 5 8155
Outbreak 4 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 04/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9000 260 8740
Outbreak 5 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 04/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7723 45 7678
Outbreak 6 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 04/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9000 92 8908
Outbreak 7 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 05/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4580 4 4576
Outbreak 8 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 05/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 49 2 47
Outbreak 9 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 05/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (15/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5775 49 5726
Outbreak 10 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3850 0 3850
Outbreak 11 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4722 214 4508
Outbreak 12 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5470 189 5281
Outbreak 13 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13200 61 13139
Outbreak 14 Tázlár, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3000 15 2985
Outbreak 15 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3830 31 3799
Outbreak 16 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2490 32 2458
Outbreak 17 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11250 75 11175
Outbreak 18 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10250 78 10172
Outbreak 19 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 850 0 850
Outbreak 20 Kunfehértó, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 07/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5760 0 5760
Outbreak 21 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 07/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2700 4 2696
Outbreak 22 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 07/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4000 13 3987
Outbreak 23 Zsana, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2668 82 2586
Outbreak 24 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (15/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7140 8 7132
Outbreak 25 Kiskunhalas, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12428 5 12423
Outbreak 26 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6120 41 6079
Outbreak 27 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (15/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 26000 5 25995
Outbreak 28 Kiskunhalas, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 450 14 436
Outbreak 29 Jászszentlászló, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12000 8 11992
Outbreak 30 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2793 5 2788
Outbreak 31 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (15/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9360 228 9132
Outbreak 32 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3034 0 3034
Outbreak 33 Kömpöc, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 58000 120 57880
Outbreak 34 Petofiszállás, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (15/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4403 1 4402
Outbreak 35 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 612 0 612
Outbreak 36 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5600 4 5596
Outbreak 37 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7505 0 7505
Outbreak 38 Kunfehértó, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5987 3 5984
Outbreak 39 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (15/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000 1026 8974
Outbreak 40 Kunfehértó, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6834 0 6834
Outbreak 41 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4970 447 4523
Outbreak 42 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 18000 598 17402
Outbreak 43 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2811 68 2743
Outbreak 44 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1250 10 1240
Outbreak 45 Tázlár, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 33850 350 33500
Outbreak 46 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 11/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 217870 59568 158302
Outbreak 47 Petofiszállás, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 11/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3500 1572 1928
Outbreak 48 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 11/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2100 5 2095
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 48
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 592444 ** 65487 526957
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 11.05% ** **
*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 06/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 07/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 08/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 09/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 10/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 11/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 12/04/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations