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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, India (OIE, June 17 2013): India declared itself free from H5N1

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  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, India (OIE, June 17 2013): India declared itself free from H5N1

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

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, India

    Information received on 15/06/2013 from Mr Gokul Chandra Pati, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, India
    • Summary
      • Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
      • Date of start of the event 27/02/2013
      • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 07/03/2013
      • Report date 15/06/2013
      • Date submitted to OIE 15/06/2013
      • Date event resolved 15/06/2013
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 01/2012
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N1
      • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      • Related reports
        • Immediate notification (09/03/2013)
        • Follow-up report No. 1 (15/06/2013)
    • Outbreaks
      • There are no new outbreaks in this report
    • Epidemiology
      • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
        • Unknown or inconclusive
    • Epidemiological comments
      • Surveillance around the outbreak since completion of the operation (including culling, disinfection and clean-up) and surveillance in the rest of the States has shown no evidence of presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
      • Hence, India declares itself free from highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 on 15 June 2013.
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Stamping out
        • Quarantine
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Screening
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • Dipping / Spraying
        • Vaccination prohibited
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • No other measures
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.