Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 15/05/2020 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. 2
Date of start of the event 26/04/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 30/04/2020
Report date 15/05/2020
Date submitted to OIE 15/05/2020
Date event resolved 19/05/2020
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 (30/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (26/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/07/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Kisdombegyház, Bekes
Date of start of the outbreak 08/05/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2200 100 2100
Outbreak 2 Battonya, Bekes
Date of start of the outbreak 12/05/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (19/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1895 0 1895
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4095 ** 100 3995
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 2.44% ** **
*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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 11/05/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 15/05/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations