Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Cote D'Ivoire
Information received on 03/10/2016 from Dre Diarra Cissé, Directrice, Services Vétérinaires, Ministère des Ressources Animales et Halieutiques, Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Report type Follow-up report No. 12
Date of start of the event 09/04/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 20/05/2015
Report date 03/10/2016
Date submitted to OIE 03/10/2016
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 31/01/2007
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (28/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (25/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (01/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (12/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (26/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (02/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (27/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (07/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 11 (22/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 12 (03/10/2016)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Yopougon (Songon Agba Attié), ABIDJAN
Date of start of the outbreak 27/07/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 70000 44634 44634 25366 0
Affected population 12-week-old pullets and 36-week-old layers
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 70000 44634 44634 25366 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 63.76% 63.76% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Introduction of new live animals
Epidemiological comments Outbreaks closed were cleaned and disinfected and breeding and trade of poultry and poultry products have restarted. Outbreaks at Songon are still open since there has been one new outbreak.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • 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.