Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Information received on 29/04/2020 from Dr Dietrich Rassow, Director for Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Berlin, Germany
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 12/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 13/03/2020
Report date 27/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 29/04/2020
Date event resolved 25/05/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (27/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (25/05/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.