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
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 (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 70 5530
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 60 5340
Outbreak 3 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 0 270
Outbreak 4 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 0 10900
Outbreak 5 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 13200 2911 10289
Outbreak 6 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 700 65 635
Outbreak 7 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 2325 472 1853
Outbreak 8 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 20 4080
Outbreak 9 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 12397 117 12280
Outbreak 10 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 11 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 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 2899 506 2393
Outbreak 13 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 25 6965
Outbreak 14 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 2177 112049
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 1864 114601
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 82 5838
Outbreak 17 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 22 2968
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 4485 286 4199
Outbreak 19 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 5152 20 5132
Outbreak 20 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 1000 20 980
Outbreak 21 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 38236 233 38003
Outbreak 22 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 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 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 25 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 26 Bugac, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 14/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (25/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7000 20 6980
Outbreak 27 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 28 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 29 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 30 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 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 10 120
Outbreak 32 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 6430 310 6120
Outbreak 33 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 100 6740
Outbreak 34 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 308 4072
Outbreak 35 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 323 5073
Outbreak 36 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 1542 2958
Outbreak 37 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 50 6450
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 30277 424 29853
Outbreak 39 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 6000 0 6000
Outbreak 40 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 16498 0 16498
Outbreak 41 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 91 6009
Outbreak 42 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 35900 223 35677
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 900 18800
Outbreak 44 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 45 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 46 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 47 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 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 Resolved (22/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000 199 9801
Outbreak 50 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (22/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10300 223 10077
Outbreak 51 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (23/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 11700 254 11446
Outbreak 52 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (23/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1700 250 1450
Outbreak 53 Bócsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 17/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (23/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000 85 9915
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 53
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 788247 ** 19948 768299
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 2.53% ** **
*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