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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 22/06/2017 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 22/06/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 22/06/2017
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Avian Influenza Virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (AI_H5N8_2017) AI_H5N8_2017, Dipaleseng, MPUMALANGA
    Date of start of the outbreak 19/06/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 24000 5000 5000 0 0
    Affected population Commercial broiler breeder farm. Process has started to cull remainder of birds.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 24000 5000 5000 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 20.83% 20.83% 100.00% 20.83%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Agricultural Research Council - Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (ARC-OVI) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 22/06/2017 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=24127

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 14/03/2019 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 41
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 14/03/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 14/03/2019
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (18/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (24/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (14/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (02/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 37 (27/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 38 (14/12/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 39 (28/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 40 (18/02/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 41 (14/03/2019)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_204) HPAI_H5N8_2017_204, Letsemeng, Free State
    Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2019
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 4372 75 0 1 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 4372 75 0 1 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 1.72% 0.00% 0.00% 0.02%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=29842

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  • Pathfinder
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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 18/02/2019 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 40
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 18/02/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 18/02/2019
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (18/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (24/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (14/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (02/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 37 (27/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 38 (14/12/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 39 (28/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 40 (18/02/2019)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 HPAI_H5N8_2017_202, Kannaland, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 07/12/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 3348 168 168 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches.
    Outbreak 2 HPAI_H5N8_2017_203, Hessequa, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 08/01/2019
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 2711 18 6 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 6059 186 174 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 3.07% 2.87% 93.55% 2.87%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=29583

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 28/01/2019 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 39
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 28/01/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 28/01/2019
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (18/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (24/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (14/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (02/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 37 (27/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 38 (14/12/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 39 (28/01/2019)
    New outbreaks (5)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_197) HPAI_H5N8_2017_197, Witzenberg, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 3634 25 7 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Outbreak 2 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_200) HPAI_H5N8_2017_200, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 26/09/2018
    Outbreak status Resolved (10/12/2018)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1897 111 111 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Outbreak 3 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_198) HPAI_H5N8_2017_198, Hessequa, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 27/09/2018
    Outbreak status Resolved (04/12/2018)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 500 10 10 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Outbreak 4 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_199) HPAI_H5N8_2017_199, Hessequa, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 19/11/2018
    Outbreak status Resolved (26/12/2018)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 390 6 5 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Outbreak 5 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_201) HPAI_H5N8_2017_201, City of Cape Town, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 20/11/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 112 7 0 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 6533 159 133 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 2.43% 2.04% 83.65% 2.04%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=29170

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  • Pathfinder
    replied
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 14/12/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 38
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 14/12/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 14/12/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (18/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (24/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (14/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (02/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 37 (27/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 38 (14/12/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_196) HPAI_H5N8_2017_196, Kannaland, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 03/04/2018
    Outbreak status Resolved (15/08/2018)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 218 63 63 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 218 63 63 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 28.90% 28.90% 100.00% 28.90%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=28947

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  • Pathfinder
    replied
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 28/11/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 37
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 27/11/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 28/11/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (18/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (24/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (14/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (02/11/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 37 (27/11/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_195) HPAI_H5N8_2017_195, Swellendam, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 29/10/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 461 20 20 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 461 20 20 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 4.34% 4.34% 100.00% 4.34%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=28767

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  • Pathfinder
    replied
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 02/11/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 36
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 02/11/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 02/11/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (18/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (24/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (14/09/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (02/11/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_194) HPAI_H5N8_2017_194, Hessequa, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 15/09/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1014 8 2 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1014 8 2 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 0.79% 0.20% 25.00% 0.20%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=28492

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 17/09/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 35
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 14/09/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 17/09/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (18/07/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (24/08/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (14/09/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_193) HPAI_H5N8_2017_193, Karoo Hoogland, Northern Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 03/09/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1 0 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1 0 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds ** ** 0.00% **
    *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
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=27969

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    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    South Africa
    Information received on 19/07/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 24
    Date of start of the event 30/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 30/06/2017
    Report date 18/07/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 19/07/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (24/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (15/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (29/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (08/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (27/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (31/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (18/07/2018)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_191) HPAI_H5N8_2017_191, City of Tshwane, Gauteng
    Date of start of the outbreak 25/05/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Sacred Ibis:Threskiornis aethiopicus(Threskiornithidae) 1 0 0 0
    Outbreak 2 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_192) HPAI_H5N8_2017_192, Theewaterskloof, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 13/07/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Blue crane:Grus paradisea(Gruidae) 1 1 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Sacred Ibis:Threskiornis aethiopicus(Threskiornithidae) 1 0 0 0
    Blue crane:Grus paradisea(Gruidae) 1 1 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Sacred Ibis:Threskiornis aethiopicus(Threskiornithidae) ** ** 0.00% **
    Blue crane:Grus paradisea(Gruidae) ** ** 100.00% **
    *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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Screening
    • 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.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=27270

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 08/06/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 32
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 08/06/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 08/06/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (28/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (08/06/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_190) HPAI_H5N8_2017_190, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
    Date of start of the outbreak 06/06/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 30241 95 95 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 30241 95 95 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 0.31% 0.31% 100.00% 0.31%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26821

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    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    South Africa
    Information received on 31/05/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 23
    Date of start of the event 30/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 30/06/2017
    Report date 31/05/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 31/05/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (24/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (15/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (29/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (08/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (27/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (14/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (31/05/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_189) HPAI_H5N8_2017_189, Kouga, Eastern Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 03/05/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Cape cormorant:Phalacrocorax capensis(Phalacrocoracidae) 1 1 0 0
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
    African black oystercatcher :Haematopus moquini(Haematopodidae) 1 1 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Cape cormorant:Phalacrocorax capensis(Phalacrocoracidae) 1 1 0 0
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
    African black oystercatcher :Haematopus moquini(Haematopodidae) 1 1 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Cape cormorant:Phalacrocorax capensis(Phalacrocoracidae) ** ** 100.00% **
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) ** ** 100.00% **
    African black oystercatcher :Haematopus moquini(Haematopodidae) ** ** 100.00% **
    *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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Screening
    • 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.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26727

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 15/05/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 30
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 14/05/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 15/05/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (14/05/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_188) HPAI_H5N8_2017_188, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/04/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 3730 29 0 0 0
    Affected population Commercial ostriches
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 3730 29 0 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 0.78% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26616

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    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    South Africa
    Information received on 15/05/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 22
    Date of start of the event 30/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 30/06/2017
    Report date 14/05/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 15/05/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (24/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (15/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (29/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (08/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (27/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (17/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (14/05/2018)
    New outbreaks (11)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_184) HPAI_H5N8_2017_184, Saldanha Bay, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 07/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 4177 4177 0 0
    Outbreak 2 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_182) HPAI_H5N8_2017_182, City of Cape Town, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 12/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Common Tern:Sterna hirundo(Laridae) 1 0 1 0
    Outbreak 3 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_179) HPAI_H5N8_2017_179, Kouga, Eastern Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 12/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 1 0 1 0
    Outbreak 4 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_181) HPAI_H5N8_2017_181, City of Cape Town, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 18/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Cape cormorant:Phalacrocorax capensis(Phalacrocoracidae) 2 2 0 0
    Outbreak 5 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_180) HPAI_H5N8_2017_180, City of Cape Town, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 1778 1728 50 0
    Outbreak 6 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_183) HPAI_H5N8_2017_183, Bergrivier, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 1 0 1 0
    Outbreak 7 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_187) HPAI_H5N8_2017_187, City of Cape Town, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 28/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Hartlaub's gull:Chroicocephalus hartlaubii(Laridae) 1 0 1 0
    Outbreak 8 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_178) HPAI_H5N8_2017_178, Saldanha Bay, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/04/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 1 0 1 0
    Outbreak 9 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_186) HPAI_H5N8_2017_186, City of Cape Town, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Hartlaub's gull:Chroicocephalus hartlaubii(Laridae) 2 0 2 0
    Outbreak 10 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_176) HPAI_H5N8_2017_176, City of Mbombela, Mpumalanga
    Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 40 1 1 0 0
    Affected population Domestic hobby swan
    Outbreak 11 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_185) HPAI_H5N8_2017_185, City of Cape Town, Western Cape Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Hartlaub's gull:Chroicocephalus hartlaubii(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 11
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) 5958 5905 53 0
    Common Tern:Sterna hirundo(Laridae) 1 0 1 0
    Cape cormorant:Phalacrocorax capensis(Phalacrocoracidae) 2 2 0 0
    Hartlaub's gull:Chroicocephalus hartlaubii(Laridae) 4 1 3 0
    Birds 40 1 1 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Swift tern:Thalasseus bergii(Laridae) ** ** 99.11% **
    Common Tern:Sterna hirundo(Laridae) ** ** 0.00% **
    Cape cormorant:Phalacrocorax capensis(Phalacrocoracidae) ** ** 100.00% **
    Hartlaub's gull:Chroicocephalus hartlaubii(Laridae) ** ** 25.00% **
    Birds 2.50% 2.50% 100.00% 2.50%
    *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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Screening
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Future Reporting
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26615

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    5 out of 5 penguins test positive for avian flu at Boulder’s Beach

    Published by Lucinda Dordley on May 11, 2018

    Five out of five penguins from Boulder’s Beach penguin colony have tested positive for avian flu. An update received from state veterinarian and epidemiologist, Dr Laura Roberts, confirmed that five penguins tested from the colony, tested positive for the virus.

    A total of 19 penguins have died since the avian influenza outbreak became known to the public in February this year.

    “All possible precautions are being taken to limit the spread of the virus by people and their activities,” Roberts said. “As these are wild birds, containing the natural spread of the virus is not possible.”

    Roberts added that a swift tern from Simon’s Town also tested positive for avian influenza.

    The strain of avian influenza active at Boulder’s Beach is the H5N8 strain...

    http://www.capetownetc.com/news/avia...oulders-beach/

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    South Africa
    Information received on 18/04/2018 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 29
    Date of start of the event 19/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2017
    Report date 17/04/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 18/04/2018
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (22/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/06/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (10/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (11/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (05/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (08/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (22/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (29/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (06/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (13/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (28/11/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (08/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (15/12/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (09/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (22/01/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (02/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (21/02/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (01/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (09/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (17/04/2018)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_171) HPAI_H5N8_2017_171, Maquassi Hills, North West Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 12/03/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 4500 50 50 0 0
    Outbreak 2 (HPAI_H5N8_2017_170) HPAI_H5N8_2017_170, Madibeng, North West Province
    Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 36512 534 534 0 0
    Affected population Domestic ducks and quails
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 41012 584 584 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 1.42% 1.42% 100.00% 1.42%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=26450

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