Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Russia
Information received on 23/12/2020 from Dr Nicolay Vlasov, , Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 17/12/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 21/12/2020
Report date 23/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 23/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 29/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (12/01/2021)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Rassypnaya, Peschanokopsky, Rostovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 17/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 4 4 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 4 4 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(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
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Rostovskaya Veterinary Laboratory (Local laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 21/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations