Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
France
Information received on 31/12/2020 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 8
Date of start of the event 07/11/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 16/11/2020
Report date 31/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 31/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/10/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Virus de l'influenza aviaire hautement pathogène
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (10/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (18/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (22/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (24/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (31/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (06/01/2021)
Follow-up report No. 10 (08/01/2021)
Follow-up report No. 11 (15/01/2021)
New outbreaks (16)
Outbreak 1 (IA-2020-0582) BERGOUEY, BERGOUEY, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 22/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3200 3200 0
Affected population Canards en phase de préparation au gavage. suspicion clinique.
Outbreak 2 (IA-2020-0586) SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 23/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3200 3200 0
Affected population Canards en phase de préparation au gavage. troubles nerveux.
Outbreak 3 (IA-2020-0578) SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 23/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1010 0 1010 0
Affected population Canards gras. Surveillance programmée.
Outbreak 4 (IA-2020-0568) MYALIS, MYALIS, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 25/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5800 30 3 5797 0
Affected population 30 malades sur un lot de 1450 d''une exploitation de canards en phase de préparation au gavage.
Outbreak 5 (IA-2020-0563) SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 25/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2900 40 3 2897 0
Affected population Canards en phase de préparation au gavage. Suspicion clinique.
Outbreak 6 (IA-2020-0564) BERGOUEY, BERGOUEY, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 25/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3200 10 0 3200 0
Affected population Canards en phase de préparation au gavage. Suspicion clinique.
Outbreak 7 (IA-2020-0567) HINX, HINX, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 25/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3200 100 0 3200 0
Affected population Canards en phase en préparation au gavage. Suspicion clinique.
Outbreak 8 (IA-2020-0566) BAIGTS, BAIGTS, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 25/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 19980 100 0 19980 0
Affected population Suspicion clinique sur un lot de 4700 canards en phase de préparation au gavage parmi une exploitation de 19980 oiseaux.
Outbreak 9 (IA-2020-0591) HINX, HINX, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 26/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4300 4300 10 4290 0
Affected population Palmipèdes reproducteurs. Chute de ponte.
Outbreak 10 (IA-2020-0562) HORSARIEUX, HORSARIEUX, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 26/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1080 10 10 1070 0
Affected population Canards gras. suspicion clinique
Outbreak 11 (IA-2020-0560) GAUJACQ, GAUJACQ, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 26/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 390 0 390 0
Affected population Canards gras Surveillance programmée.
Outbreak 12 (IA-2020-0561) BERGOUEY, BERGOUEY, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 27/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 670 0 670 0
Affected population Canards gras surveillance programmée
Outbreak 13 (IA-2020-0558) POUILLON, POUILLON, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 27/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5200 0 5200 0
Affected population 800 canards en gavage et 4400 poulets de chair. Surveillance programmée.
Outbreak 14 (IA-2020-0559) HORSARRIEUX, HORSARRIEUX, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 27/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4000 0 4000 0
Affected population Canards gras en phase de préparation au gavage. Surveillance programmée.
Outbreak 15 (IA-2020-0571) SAINT-CRICQ-CHALOSSE, SAINT-CRICQ-CHALOSSE, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 28/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 995 0 995 0
Affected population Canards gras. Surveillance programmée.
Outbreak 16 (IA-2020-0577) BERGOUEY, BERGOUEY, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 28/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 500 0 500 0
Affected population Canards gras. Surveillance programmée.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 16
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 59625 4590 ** 26 59599 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments virus de la clade 2.3.4.4.b
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • 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
Anses - Laboratoire de Ploufragan-Plouzané-Niort - site de Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 28/12/2020 Positive
Anses - Laboratoire de Ploufragan-Plouzané-Niort - site de Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 29/12/2020 Positive
Anses - Laboratoire de Ploufragan-Plouzané-Niort - site de Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 30/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations