Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 05/10/2020 from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 6
Date of start of the event 11/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 13/08/2020
Report date 05/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 05/10/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 20/05/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (25/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (01/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (03/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (21/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (05/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (14/10/2020)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Bol’shaoe Sultanovo, Saphakulevsky, Kurganskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 23/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 64 64 64 0 0
Outbreak 2 Vargashi, Vargashinsky, Kurganskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 23/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 51 2 2 49 0
Outbreak 3 Yasnaya Polyana, Kalachinsky, Omskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 25/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5000 160 160 4840 0
Outbreak 4 Alexandrovka, Sladkovsky, Tyumenskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 25/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 107 8 8 99 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5222 234 234 4988 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 4.48% 4.48% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Stamping out
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kurganskaya Veterinary Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 28/09/2020 Positive
Omskaya Veterinary Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 28/09/2020 Positive
Tyumenskaya Veterinary Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 28/09/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations