Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Netherlands
Information received on 07/11/2020 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Hague, Netherlands
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 17/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 20/10/2020
Report date 07/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 07/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 28/09/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (13/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (17/11/2020)
New outbreaks (19)
Outbreak 1 Hippolytishoef, Noord-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 17/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) 1
Affected population On 17th October a living Anser penelope (Eurasion wigeon) was sampled in a duck decoy for scientific research
Outbreak 2 IJmuiden, Noord-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 18/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population 1 Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope) was found dead in a wetland area.
Outbreak 3 Kamerik, Utrecht
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found in a wetland
Outbreak 4 Naarden, Noord-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wet land
Outbreak 5 Moddergat, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Barnacle Goose:Branta leucopsis(Anatidae) 7 7 0 0
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) 3 3 0 0
Affected population Wild birds were found dead in a wet land
Outbreak 6 Loosdrecht, Noord-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Bean Goose:Anser fabalis(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 7 Berkenwoude, Zuid-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 8 Midwoud, Noord-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 28/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Affected population Wild birds were found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 9 Ameland, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 29/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Barnacle Goose:Branta leucopsis(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 10 Vinkeveen, Utrecht
Date of start of the outbreak 29/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Barnacle Goose:Branta leucopsis(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 11 Den Bosch, Noord-Brabant
Date of start of the outbreak 29/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 12 Velserbroek, Noord-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 30/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 13 Oldeboorn, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 30/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 14 Cornwerd, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 30/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 15 Kropswolde, Groningen
Date of start of the outbreak 31/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 16 Earnewald, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 31/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found in a wetland
Outbreak 17 Holwerd, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 01/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Short-eared Owl:Asio flammeus(Strigidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 18 Vegelinsoord, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population wild brid was found dead in a wetland
Outbreak 19 Terherne, Friesland
Date of start of the outbreak 03/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Wild bird was found dead in a wetland
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 19
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) 6 5 0 0
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 5 5 0 0
Barnacle Goose:Branta leucopsis(Anatidae) 9 9 0 0
Bean Goose:Anser fabalis(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 4 4 0 0
Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Short-eared Owl:Asio flammeus(Strigidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) ** ** ** **
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Barnacle Goose:Branta leucopsis(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Bean Goose:Anser fabalis(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Short-eared Owl:Asio flammeus(Strigidae) ** ** 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
  • 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.
Map of outbreak locations