Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 21/04/2020 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. 4
Date of start of the event 22/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2020
Report date 21/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 21/04/2020
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)
New outbreaks (53)
Outbreak 1 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5600
Outbreak 2 Jászszentlászló, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 11/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5400
Outbreak 3 Kelebia, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 4 Kiskunhalas, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 5 Tázlár, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (19/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4100
Outbreak 6 Kelebia, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (17/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 270
Outbreak 7 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (17/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10900
Outbreak 8 Kiskunhalas, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 9 Mélykút, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 64350 2417 61933
Outbreak 10 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13000
Outbreak 11 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2990
Outbreak 12 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1500
Outbreak 13 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 114226
Outbreak 14 Soltvadkert, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (19/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6990
Outbreak 15 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 116465
Outbreak 16 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5920
Outbreak 17 Csólyospálos, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 13/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (17/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 600 5 595
Outbreak 18 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6140 47 6093
Outbreak 19 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8000 4 7996
Outbreak 20 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (19/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4316 48 4268
Outbreak 21 Bugac, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7000 20 6980
Outbreak 22 Jászszentlászló, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 23 Jászszentlászló, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12280 12 12268
Outbreak 24 Kiskunhalas, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 25 Császártöltés, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 26 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4485
Outbreak 27 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6850 68 6782
Outbreak 28 Kunfehértó, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 29 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4500
Outbreak 30 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4380
Outbreak 31 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (17/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 130
Outbreak 32 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7000 140 6860
Outbreak 33 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5396
Outbreak 34 Orgovány, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6840
Outbreak 35 Kelebia, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 82140 2140 80000
Outbreak 36 Mélykút, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5010 37 4973
Outbreak 37 Jánoshalma, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 38 Kiskunhalas, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 29853
Outbreak 39 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9450 5 9445
Outbreak 40 Harkakötöny, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6500
Outbreak 41 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4000 34 3966
Outbreak 42 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6100
Outbreak 43 Tázlár, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 19700
Outbreak 44 Rém, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 45 Szank, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 20490 720 19770
Outbreak 46 Kisszállás, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Outbreak 47 Petofiszállás, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4400 3 4397
Outbreak 48 Szank, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 615 6 609
Outbreak 49 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000
Outbreak 50 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000
Outbreak 51 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1700
Outbreak 52 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10300
Outbreak 53 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11700
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 53
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 661586 ** 5706 236935
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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 15/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 16/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 17/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 18/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 19/04/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations