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May 2, 2017
 
Reoccurrences of poultry and ruminant viral diseases detected in Asia and Europe (Global Animal Disease Update) (April 28, 2017)
 
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Reoccurrences of poultry and ruminant viral diseases were detected in Asia and Europe this week. The following report provides an overview of the disease situations.

ASIA

1.  Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus detected in People's Republic of China

Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus was detected in the People's Republic of China, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on April 24 from Dr. Zhang Zhongqui, Director General, China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 28, 2016, with one outbreak reported in Xinjiang. 15 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 34 cattle becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

2.  Reoccurrence of haemorrhagic septicaemia detected in Israel

Reoccurrence of haemorrhagic septicaemia was detected in Israel, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on April 26 from Dr. Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Bet Dagan, Israel.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on February 28, with one outbreak reported in Hazafon. Two fatal cases were identified in cattle. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, quarantine and zoning. Vaccination is permitted and antibiotics was given to affected animals.

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

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N1, was detected in Vietnam, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on April 26 from Dr. Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoï, Vietnam.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on February 14, with one case found in Can Bang. 700 fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 2,004 birds becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included vaccination in response to the outbreak, disinfection, and surveillance within containment and protection zones. No treatment was given to affected animals.

EUROPE

4.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Sweden

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza, serotype H5N8, was detected in Sweden, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on April 25 from Dr. Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head, Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health, Ministry for Rural Affairs, Jönköping, Sweden.

The outbreak was reported to have started on November 23, 2016 in Sodermanlands Lan. 12,500 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 50,000 birds becoming susceptible, 755 dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was contact with wild species.

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

5.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Serbia

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 4, was detected in Serbia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on April 26 from Dr. Budimir Plavšić, Head, Animal Health Department Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Belgrade, Serbia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 21, 2016 with 157 outbreaks reported in Srbija. 253 cases were identified in sheep, 15 cases were identified in cattle, one case was identified in goats, resulting in 2,791 sheep, 543 cattle and 19 goats becoming susceptible. 108 sheep and one cattle died. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

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

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Hungary, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on April 26 from Dr. Lajos Bogn, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 3, 2016, with four cases found in Bacs-Kiskun. 948 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 5,543 birds becoming susceptible, 478 dying and all remaining estroyed. The source of the outbreaks was fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.), airborne spread and contact with wild species.

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

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

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on April 27 from Dr. Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 2, 2016, with one outbreak reported each in Rostovskaya Oblast and Moskovskaya Oblast in the western part of the country. 13 fatalities were identified in birds, resulting in 99,350 becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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


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