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February 4, 2019

First occurrences of ASF detected in China and Romania (Global Animal Disease Update) (Jan 21 - Feb1, 2019)
 
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First occurrences of African swine fever were detected in China and Romania in the past fortnight. The following report contains an overview of the disease situations.

EUROPE

1.   Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Greece

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 16, was detected in Greece, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 21 from Chrysoula Dile, Head, Animal Health Directorate, Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Athens, Greece.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 25, 2017, with two outbreaks reported in Voreio Aigaio and Notio Aigaio. Two cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 239 cattle, 29 goats and 141 sheep becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, control of vectors and vector surveillance. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.

2.   Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus detected in Russia

Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus, serotype O, was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 28 from Dr. Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 10, with one outbreak reported in Primorskiy Kray. Ten cases were identified in swine, resulting in 54 cattle and 13 swine becoming susceptible, and 13 swine were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, vaccination in respondence to the outbreak, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, screening, quarantine, official disposal of animal products, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, and disinfection. No treatment was given to affected animals.

3.   Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Russia

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5, was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 28 from Dr. Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 9, 2018, with one outbreak reported in Rostovskaya Oblast. 51 fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 16,177 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

4.  Reoccurrence of Newcastle disease virus detected in Russia

Reoccurrence of Newcastle disease was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 29 from Dr. Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 28, with one outbreak reported in Krasnodarskly Kray. Two fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 40 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

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

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

The information was received by the OIE on January 29 from Dr. Geronimo Raducu Branescu, President Secretary of State Chief Veterinary Officer, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on July 6, 2018, with two outbreaks reported in Arad and Timis. 13 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 62 others becoming susceptible, which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included surveillance within containment and protection zones, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, and disinfection. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.

ASIA

6.   First occurrence of African swine fever virus detected in China
 
A first occurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in China, the OIE reports.
 
The information was received by the OIE on January 21 from Dr. Zhang Zhongqui, Director General, China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 19, with one outbreak reported in Ningxia. 26 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 57 becoming susceptible, 13 dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

7.  Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus detected in Korea

Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus, serotype O, was detected in Korea, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on January 29 from Dr. Oh Soon-Min, Director General - Chief Veterinary Officer, Animal Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), Sejong-Si, Republic of Korea.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 28, with one outbreak reported in Gyeonggi-Do. 20 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 120 cattle becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, vaccination in respondence to the outbreak, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, screening, traceability, quarantine, official destruction of animal products, control of wildlife reservoirs, zoning, disinfection, and ante- and post-mortem inspections. No treatment was given to affected animals.
 


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