Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Kazakhstan
Information received on 16/11/2020 from Dr Tursyn Kabduldanov, Deputy Chairman, Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision, Ministry of Agriculture, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 11/09/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 16/09/2020
Report date 16/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 16/11/2020
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)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Merei, Karasay, Almatinskaya
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 602784 67957 67957 534827
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 602784 67957 67957 534827
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 11.27% 11.27% 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
  • 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 56301
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • 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 Veterinary Reference Centre (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 29/10/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Reference Centre (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 29/10/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations