Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
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 Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 23/02/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 12/03/2020
Report date 02/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 02/06/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 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 (1)
Outbreak 1 Bhagawan Birsa Biological Park, Chakla, Ormanjhi, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Date of start of the outbreak 23/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Zoo
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Lesser Adjutant:Leptoptilos javanicus(Ciconiidae) 3 3
Oriental White Ibis:Threskiornis melanocephalus(Threskiornithidae) 2 2
Grass Owl:Tyto longimembris(Tytonidae) 4 4
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Lesser Adjutant:Leptoptilos javanicus(Ciconiidae) 3 3
Oriental White Ibis:Threskiornis melanocephalus(Threskiornithidae) 2 2
Grass Owl:Tyto longimembris(Tytonidae) 4 4
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Lesser Adjutant:Leptoptilos javanicus(Ciconiidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Oriental White Ibis:Threskiornis melanocephalus(Threskiornithidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Grass Owl:Tyto longimembris(Tytonidae) ** ** 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) Grass Owl real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 12/03/2020 Positive
ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Lesser Adjutant real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 12/03/2020 Positive
ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Oriental White Ibis 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