Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Norway
Information received on 30/11/2020 from Mr Knut Rønningen, Director, Norwegian Food Safety Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Brumunddal, Norway
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 22/11/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 27/11/2020
Report date 30/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 30/11/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (30/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (23/12/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Sandnes, Søredalen, Sør-Rogaland, Sirdal og Flekkefjord Department, South and West Region , Rogaland
Date of start of the outbreak 22/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/01/2021)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Pink-footed Goose:Anser brachyrhynchus(Anatidae) 1 1
Affected population The goose was observed sick and kept under control until it died and then sent for testing.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Pink-footed Goose:Anser brachyrhynchus(Anatidae) 1 1
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Pink-footed Goose:Anser brachyrhynchus(Anatidae) ** ** 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
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • 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
Norwegian Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Pink-footed Goose real-time PCR 27/11/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations