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June 24, 2019

First occurrences of ASF detected in Vietnam and Romania (Global Animal Disease Update) (Jun 10 - 21, 2019)
 
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First occurrences of African swine fever (ASF) were detected in Vietnam and Romania in the past fortnight. The following report contains an overview of the disease situations.

EUROPE

1.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Germany

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 8, was detected in Germany, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 14 from Dr. Dietrich Rassow, Director for Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Berlin, Germany.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 12, 2018, with one outbreak reported in Baden-Wurttemberg. One case was identified in cattle, resulting in 166 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, screening, traceability, zoning, and control of vectors. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.
    
2.  Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Poland

Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus (ASF) was detected in Poland, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 14 from Dr. Pawel Niemczuk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Varsovie, Poland.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 2, with two outbreaks reported in Lubelskie and Warminsko-Mazurskie. Six cases were identified in swine, resulting in 23 becoming susceptible, three 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 containment and protection zones, screening, traceability, quarantine, official destruction of animal products, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, control of wildlife reservoirs, zoning, disinfection, and disinfestation. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.

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

A first occurrence of African swine fever virus (ASF) was detected in Romania, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 18 from Dr. Geronimo Raducu Branescu, President Secretary of State Chief Veterinary Officer, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety, Bucharest, Romania.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on July 6, 2018, with eight outbreaks reported in the whole country. 23 cases were identified in swine, six cases were identified in wild boar, resulting in five swine and four wild boars 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 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

4.  First occurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Vietnam

A first occurrence of African swine fever virus (ASF) was detected in Vietnam, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 17 from Dr. Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoi, Vietnam.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on February 1, 2019 with four outbreaks reported in Ho Chi Minh, Quang Binh, Phu Yen and Long An. The number of cases identified was not calculated because of missing information. 321 swine became susceptible which were all 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, quarantine, and disinfection. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.

5.  Reoccurrence of lumpy skin disease virus detected in Israel

Reoccurrence of lumpy skin disease virus was detected in Israel, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 18 from Dr. Tamir Goshen, Acting Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Beit Dagan, Israel.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 3, with two outbreaks reported in Hazafon. Eight cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 145 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was airborne spread and vectors.

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


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