Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
United Kingdom
Information received on 19/12/2020 from Dr Christine Middlemiss, Chief Veterinary Officer, DEFRA, Department for Environment,Food and Rural Affairs , London, United Kingdom
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 30/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 01/11/2020
Report date 19/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 19/12/2020
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (19/12/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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.