Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
India
Information received on 02/06/2020 from Dr Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 03/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 06/03/2020
Report date 02/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 02/06/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/09/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/06/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Beerankutty Valiya,Pediakkal Palathingil Ward No.16, Parappanangadi, Tirurangadi, Mallapuram, Kerala
Date of start of the outbreak 06/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3299 7 7 3292 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3299 7 7 3292 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 0.21% 0.21% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
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
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • 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
ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 12/03/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations