Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 08/05/2020 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. 6
Date of start of the event 22/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2020
Report date 08/05/2020
Date submitted to OIE 08/05/2020
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 (10)
Outbreak 1 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 25/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2190 2 2188
Outbreak 2 Kunfehértó, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 28/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (03/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 160000 200 159800
Outbreak 3 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 28/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2520 2 2518
Outbreak 4 Lajosmizse, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 29/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9600 390 9210
Outbreak 5 Tázlár, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 29/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2400 499 1901
Outbreak 6 Kiskunhalas, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 29/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8676 0 8676
Outbreak 7 Kiskunfélegyháza, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (07/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3720 2 3718
Outbreak 8 Pálmonostora, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 30/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (07/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2065 15 2050
Outbreak 9 Petofiszállás, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 02/05/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 360 8 352
Outbreak 10 Rém, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 03/05/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4630 6 4624
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 10
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 196161 ** 1124 195037
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.57% ** **
*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 Diagnosis Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 30/04/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnosis Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 01/05/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnosis Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 02/05/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnosis Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 04/05/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations