Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Information received on 30/12/2020 from Dr Davide Lecchini, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate General for Veterinary Health and Veterinary MedicinalProducts (DGSAF), Ministry of Health, ROME, Italy
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 21/11/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 04/12/2020
Report date 30/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 30/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (30/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (11/01/2021)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • 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.