Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
France
Information received on 07/01/2021 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. 9
Date of start of the event 07/11/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 16/11/2020
Report date 06/01/2021
Date submitted to OIE 07/01/2021
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)
New outbreaks (22)
Outbreak 1 (IA-2020-0608) BERGOUEY, BERGOUEY, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 24/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3817 1 1
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 2 (IA-2020-0583) SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, SORT-EN-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 1650 50 50 1600
Affected population CANARDS GRAS - SURVEILLANCE EVENEMENTIELLE
Outbreak 3 (IA-2020-0585) SORT-EN-CHALOSSE, SORT-EN-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 3235 15 0 3235
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 4 (IA-2020-0611) MONTAUT, MONTAUT, 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 6000 100 100 5900
Affected population Pluri-espèce avec palmipèdes Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 5 (IA-2020-0584) MISSON, MISSON, 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 11300 0 11300
Affected population canards gras - surveillance programmée
Outbreak 6 (IA-2020-0581) GAMARDE-LES-BAINS, GAMARDE-LES-BAINS, 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 5014 40 40 4974
Affected population CANARDS GRAS - SURVEILLANCE EVENEMENTIELLE
Outbreak 7 (IA-2021-0618) GAMARDE-LES-BAINS, GAMARDE-LES-BAINS, 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 914 0 914 0
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 8 (IA-2021-0619) 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
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 9 (IA-2020-0600) POUILLON, POUILLON, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 29/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4060 18 18 4042
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 10 (IA-2020-0607) MAYLIS, MAYLIS, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 29/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7000 41 41 6959
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 11 (IA-2020-0613) MAYLIS, MAYLIS, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 29/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 36700 13 13 36687
Affected population Gallus gallus chair Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 12 (IA-2020-0598) MAYLIS, MAYLIS, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6400 10 10 6390
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 13 (IA-2021-0620) DOAZIT, DOAZIT, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000 0 10000
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 14 (IA-2021-0625) GAUJACQ, GAUJACQ, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 255 0 255
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 15 (IA-2020-0594) HAGETMAU, HAGETMAU, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2000 0 2000
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 16 (IA-2020-0599) MAYLIS, MAYLIS, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1800 1 1 1799 0
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Outbreak 17 (IA-2020-0595) GAUJACQ, GAUJACQ, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3100 0 3100 0
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 18 (IA-2020-0596) HAGETMAU, HAGETMAU, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6400 3200 0 6400 0
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 19 (IA-2020-0614) BASTENNES, BASTENNES, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2368 0 2368 0
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 20 (IA-2020-0615) SAINTE-COLOMBE, SAINTE-COLOMBE, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3100 0 3100 0
Affected population Pluri-espèce avec palmipèdes Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 21 (IA-2020-0616) MONTAUT, MONTAUT, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 8364 0 8364 0
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance programmée
Outbreak 22 (IA-2021-0622) BAIGTS, BAIGTS, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1632 1632 0
Affected population canards gras - Surveillance évènementielle
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 22
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 126104 5121 ** 274 120382 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.22% ** **
*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 02/01/2021 Positive
Anses - Laboratoire de Ploufragan-Plouzané-Niort site de Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 31/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations