Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 26/06/2020 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Report type Follow-up report No. 9
Date of start of the event 22/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2020
Report date 26/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 26/06/2020
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)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
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. No new outbreak between the 9th and 26th June 2020.
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
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.