[Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Edited.]


Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Korea (Rep. of)


Information received on 10/02/2014 from Dr TaeYung Kim, Director General, Livestock Policy Bureau, Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, Sejong-Si, Korea (Rep. of)
  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event 16/01/2014
    • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 16/01/2014
    • Report date 10/02/2014
    • Date submitted to OIE 10/02/2014
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 26/05/2011
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (17/01/2014)
      • Follow-up report No. 1 (25/01/2014)
      • Follow-up report No. 2 (10/02/2014)

  • New outbreaks (11)
    • Outbreak 1 - 2485, Yangsan-ri, Gyehwa-myeon, Buan-gun, JEOLLABUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 19/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 18100 400 400 17700 0
        • Affected population ducks for meat

    • Outbreak 2 - 34, Obong-ri, Seji-myeon, Naju-si, JEOLLANAM-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 10000 50 50 9950 0
        • Affected population breeding ducks

    • Outbreak 3 - 614-11, Samyong-ri, Iwol-myeon, Jincheon-gun, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 26/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 5000 13 13 4987 0
        • Affected population breeding ducks

    • Outbreak 4 - 177-2, Panjeong-ri, Jiksan-eup, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 26/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 9500 4 4 9496 0
        • Affected population breeding ducks

    • Outbreak 5 - 126, Deoksan-ri, Chodong-myeon, Miryang-si, GYEONGSANGNAM-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 9000 70 70 8930 0
        • Affected population chickens for meat

    • Outbreak 6 - 83-1, Jangseon-ri, Deokjin-myeon, Yeongam-gun, JEOLLANAM-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 10000 - 0 10000 0
        • Affected population breeding ducks

    • Outbreak 7 - 19-4, Jeon-gok-ri, Seosin-myeon, Hwaseong-si, GYEONGGI-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 18000 90 90 17910 0
        • Affected population breeding chickens

    • Outbreak 8 - 636-1, Insan-ri, Deoksan-myeon, Jincheon-gun, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 31/01/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 9000 103 103 8897 0
        • Affected population ducks for meat

    • Outbreak 9 - 764-1, Samjeong-ri, Daeso-myeon, Eumseong-gun, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 02/02/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 9100 - 0 9100 0
        • Affected population breeding ducks

    • Outbreak 10 - 1-3, Deokhwa-ri, Dopo-myeon, Yeongam-gun, JEOLLANAM-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 27000 10320 10320 16680 0
        • Affected population breeding chickens

    • Outbreak 11 - 488-3, Hwaseong-si, Onseok-dong, GYEONGGI-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 06/02/2014
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds - 27000 30 30 26970 0
        • Affected population breeding chickens

  • Summary of outbreaks
    • Total outbreaks: 11
      • Total animals affected: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
        • Birds 151700 - 11080 ** 11080 140620 0

      • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds ** - 7.30% ** - 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

  • Epidemiological comments
    • The Veterinary Authority is still implementing epidemiological survey.

  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Stamping out
      • Quarantine
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Zoning
      • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
      • 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
      • Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 08/02/2014 Positive
      • Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds - virus isolation - 08/02/2014 Positive
      • Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds - virus sequencing - 08/02/2014 Positive

  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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