Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
India
Information received on 03/06/2020 from Dr Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 15/02/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 12/03/2020
Report date 03/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 03/06/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 08/02/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 B26, Lohia Nagar Housing Colony, Kankarbagh, Patna, Bihar
Date of start of the outbreak 15/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 1 1
Outbreak 2 Chainpura, Kuv, Dulhin Bazar, Chainpura, Dulhin Bazar, Patna, Bihar
Date of start of the outbreak 05/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Red Headed Trogon:Harpactes erythrocephalus(Trogonidae) 7 7
Outbreak 3 High Court Campus, Patna, Patna, Bihar
Date of start of the outbreak 18/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 48 48
Outbreak 4 Saidpur Hostel, Bazar Samiti Road, Rajendra Nagar, Patna, Bihar
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 1 1
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 50 50
Red Headed Trogon:Harpactes erythrocephalus(Trogonidae) 7 7
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Red Headed Trogon:Harpactes erythrocephalus(Trogonidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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
  • Screening
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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) House Crow real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 12/03/2020 Positive
ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) House Crow real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 28/03/2020 Positive
ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Red Headed Trogon real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/03/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations