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January 20, 2020
 
OIE updates on ASF situation in Indonesia (Global Animal Disease Update) (Jan 17, 2020)
 
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) provided updates on the African swine fever (ASF) situation in Indonesia in the past week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

EUROPE

1.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Hungary

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Hungary, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 13 from Dr. Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 13, with one outbreak reported in Komarom-Esztergom. 4,500 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 53,500 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, surveillance within containment and protection zones, traceability, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

2.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Belgium

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus was detected in Belgium, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 14 from Dr. Herman Claeys, Chef du Service Politique sanitaire: Animaux et Végétaux, Directorat-général Animaux, Végétaux et Alimentation, Service Public Fédéral Santé publique, sécurité de la chaîne alimentaire et environnement, Bruxelles, Belgium.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on February 19, 2019, with two outbreaks reported in Liege and Antwerpen. Two cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 712 becoming susceptible, 22,359 dying and all remaining being killed and disposed of. The source of the outbreaks was vectors.

Control measures included surveillance within containment and protection zones, screening, and zoning. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.

ASIA

3.  New strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Chinese Taipei

A new strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N5, was detected in Chinese Taipei, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 13 from Dr. Wen-Jane Tu, Chief Veterinary Officer, Deputy Director General, Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taipei, Chinese Taipei.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 13, 2019, with three outbreaks reported in Taipei city and Yunlin county. 1,009 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 10,895 becoming susceptible, 1,000 dying and all remaining being killed and disposed of. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, traceability, quarantine, zoning, and disinfection. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

4.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Chinese Taipei

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N2, was detected in Chinese Taipei, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 13 from Dr. Wen-Jane Tu, Chief Veterinary Officer, Deputy Director General, Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taipei, Chinese Taipei.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 11, 2015, with one outbreak reported in Yunlin county. 2,432 fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 20,979 others becoming susceptible, which were all killed and disposed of. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, disinfection, screening, traceability, quarantine, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, official destruction of animal products, and official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

5.  First occurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Indonesia

A first occurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Indonesia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 17 from Dr. I Ketut Diarmita, Director General of Livestock and Animal Health Services, Livestock and Animal Health Services, Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 4, 2019 with 465 outbreaks in 1 cluster reported in Sumatera Utara Province. 38,123 fatalities were identified in swine on backyard farms, resulting in the entire swine population in Sumatera Utara Province being susceptible [estimated to be 1,228,951 head based on Livestock and Animal Health Statistics (DGLAHS, 2018)]. 18 out of 33 districts have been affected. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.
 
Control measures included movement control inside the country, disinfection, quarantine, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, and zoning.
 


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