Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Philippines
Information received on 04/08/2020 from Dr Ronnie Domingo, Officer-In-Charge, Chief Veterinary Officer, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture, Manila, Philippines
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 06/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 10/07/2020
Report date 04/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 04/08/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/03/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (29/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/09/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments Presence of water birds and waterfowls in the rice field beside the layer farm.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Traceability
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.