Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
South Africa
Information received on 03/12/2020 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 27/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 13/10/2020
Report date 02/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 03/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 21/05/2019
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/12/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Quarantine
  • 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.