Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Ukraine
Information received on 28/12/2020 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Deputy Head, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Kyiv, , Ukraine
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 23/12/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 24/12/2020
Report date 28/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 28/12/2020
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 Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (24/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (19/01/2021)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Borodianka, Borodianka, Kiev
Date of start of the outbreak 26/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 1 1 0 0
Affected population Epidemiological investigation of the previous outbreak detected a case of avian influenza in a backyard.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Zoning
  • 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
State Scientific and Research Institute on Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 27/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations