[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.
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