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May 15, 2017
 
Reoccurrences of FMD and bird flu detected in China (Global Animal Disease Update) (May 12, 2017)
 
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Reoccurrences of FMD and bird flu were detected in China this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

ASIA

1.  Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus detected in Israel

Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus was detected in Israel, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on May 8 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 May 8, with one outbreak reported in Hazafon. 20 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 60 cattle becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, screening, vaccination in response to the outbreak, quarantine, surveillance within containment and protection zones, and zoning. No treatment was given to affected animals.

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

Reoccurrence of food and mouth disease virus, serotype O, was detected in the People's Republic of China, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on May 9 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 February 3, with two outbreaks found in Xinjiang. 237 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 1,310 becoming susceptible, 32 dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was introduction of new live animals.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, vaccination in response to the outbreaks, disinfection, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, surveillance within containment and protection zones, and zoning. No treatment was given to affected animals.
 
3.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in People's Republic of China

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H7N9, was detected in the People's Republic of China, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on May 9 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 February 18, with six outbreaks found in Hunan, Guangdong and Hebei. 8,500 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 30,911 becoming susceptible, 5,000 dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was introduction of new live animals.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening, disinfection and quarantine, and zoning. 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 May 10 from Dr. Tai-Hwa Shih, Chief Veterinary Officer, Deputy Director General, Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Council of Agriculture Executive Yuan, Ministry of Agriculture, Taipei, Chinese Taipei.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 11, 2015, with four outbreaks reported in Chiayi county, Changhua county, Pingtung county and Yunlin county. 6,824 fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 41,204 birds becoming susceptible which all were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, screening, disinfection, quarantine and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

EUROPE

5.  Reoccurrence of bacillus anthracis detected in Switzerland

Reoccurrence of bacillus anthracis was detected in Switzerland, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on May 8 from Mr. Hans Wyss, Chief Veterinary Officer, Schwarzenburgstrasse 161, Swiss Federal Veterinary Office, Liebefeld Berne, Switzerland.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on May 5, with one outbreak found in Jura. One fatal case was identified in cattle, resulting in 80 cattle becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included quarantine and official disposal of carcasses, by-product and waste. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.

6.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in United Kingdom

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

The information was received by the OIE on May 8 from Dr. Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, United Kingdom.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on May 4, with one outbreak found in Lancashire, England. Nine cases were identified in birds, resulting two birds dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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


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