Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Kazakhstan
Information received on 23/11/2020 from Dr Tursyn Kabduldanov, Deputy Chairman, Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision, Ministry of Agriculture, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/09/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 16/09/2020
Report date 17/09/2020
Date submitted to OIE 23/11/2020
Date event resolved 20/12/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (16/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (18/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (08/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (23/12/2020)
New outbreaks (7)
Outbreak 1 Yakor, Yakorsky, Kyzylzhar, North Kazakhstan
Date of start of the outbreak 11/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6562 581 581 5981 0
Outbreak 2 Chistovskoe, Zhumabayeva, North Kazakhstan
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2556 339 339 819 0
Outbreak 3 Novorybinka, Zhambylsky, North Kazakhstan
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 580 235 235 0 0
Outbreak 4 Chkalovo, Chkalovsky, Taynshynsky, North Kazakhstan
Date of start of the outbreak 13/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (17/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13472 30 30 260 0
Cattle 3182 0 0 0 0
Equidae 945 0 0 0 0
Sheep / goats 4096 0 0 0 0
Swine 231 0 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 Sukhorabovka, Shal Akyn, North Kazakhstan
Date of start of the outbreak 13/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 17549 355 355 2303 0
Outbreak 6 Belogradovka, Belogradovsky, Timiryazevsky, North Kazakhstan
Date of start of the outbreak 14/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4126 97 97 330 0
Cattle 411 0 0 0 0
Equidae 261 0 0 0 0
Sheep / goats 1343 0 0 0 0
Swine 159 0 0 0 0
Outbreak 7 Chernobayevka, Ruzayevsky, Musrepov, North Kazakhstan
Date of start of the outbreak 14/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 22949 126 126 37 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 67794 1763 1763 9730 0
Cattle 3593 0 0 0 0
Equidae 1206 0 0 0 0
Sheep / goats 5439 0 0 0 0
Swine 390 0 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 2.60% 2.60% 100.00% 16.95%
Cattle 0.00% 0.00% ** 0.00%
Equidae 0.00% 0.00% ** 0.00%
Sheep / goats 0.00% 0.00% ** 0.00%
Swine 0.00% 0.00% ** 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    North Kazakhstan Birds 28073 Shal Akyn District (Sukhorabovka) - 14891 and Taynshynsky District (Chkalovo) - 13182
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Reference centre for veterinary (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 16/09/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations