Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Germany
Information received on 05/11/2020 from Dr Dietrich Rassow, Director for Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Berlin, Germany
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 30/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 03/11/2020
Report date 05/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 05/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 25/05/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (03/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (09/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (10/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (16/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (24/11/2020)
New outbreaks (32)
Outbreak 1 (20-015-00026) Büsum, Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 31/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Accipitridae (unidentified):Accipitridae (incognita)(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 (20-015-00074) Reußenköge, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 02/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 3 (20-015-00029) Dagebüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 02/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 4 (20-015-00030) Reußenköge, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 02/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 5 (20-015-00031) Reußenköge, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 02/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 6 (20-015-00032) Reußenköge, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 02/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 7 (20-015-00046) Westerrönfeld, Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 8 (20-015-00047) Bordelum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 9 (20-015-00048) Tönning, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 10 (20-015-00049) Vollerwiek, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 11 (20-015-00050) Wobbenbüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 12 (20-015-00051) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 13 (20-015-00027) Sankt Michaelisdonn, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 14 (20-015-00028) Kuden, Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Strigidae (unidentified):Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 15 (20-015-00024) Elpersbüttel, Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 16 (20-015-00063) Langeneß, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 17 (20-015-00052) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 18 (20-015-00055) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 19 (20-015-00059) Dagebüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 20 (20-015-00060) Dagebüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 21 (20-015-00061) Dagebüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 22 (20-015-00062) Langeneß, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 23 (20-015-00064) Tümlauer Koog, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 24 (20-015-00065) Vollerwiek, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 25 (20-015-00066) Galmsbüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 26 (20-015-00067) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 27 (20-015-00068) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 28 (20-015-00069) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 29 (20-015-00070) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 30 (20-015-00071) Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 31 (20-015-00072) Tetenbüll, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Accipitridae (unidentified):Accipitridae (incognita)(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 32 (20-015-00073) Drage, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 32
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Accipitridae (unidentified):Accipitridae (incognita)(Accipitridae) 2 2 0 0
Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) 5 5 0 0
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) 23 23 0 0
Strigidae (unidentified):Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae) 1 1 0 0
Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Accipitridae (unidentified):Accipitridae (incognita)(Accipitridae) ** ** 100.00% **
Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Anserinae (unidentified):Anserinae (incognita)(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Strigidae (unidentified):Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) ** ** 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
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Accipitridae (unidentified) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/11/2020 Positive
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Anatidae (unidentified) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/11/2020 Positive
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Anserinae (unidentified) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/11/2020 Positive
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Anserinae (unidentified) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 05/11/2020 Positive
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Laridae (unidentified) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/11/2020 Positive
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Strigidae (unidentified) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/11/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations