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June 26, 2018

Reoccurrences of poultry and swine viral diseases reported in Eastern Europe Global Animal Disease Update (June 22, 2018)
 
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Reoccurrences of poultry and swine viral diseases were reported in Eastern Europe this week. The following report provides an overview of the disease situations.

EUROPE

1.       Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Ukraine

Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Ukraine, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 18 from Dr. Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer production, International Cooperation of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, Kiev, Ukraine.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 17, with two outbreaks reported in Poltava and Ternopl. Four fatal cases were identified in swine, resulting in 359 others becoming susceptible, which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

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

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

The information was received by the OIE on June 22 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 June 10, with 25 outbreaks reported in Tulcea. 112 cases were identified in swine, two cases were identified in wild boar, resulting in 343 swine becoming susceptible, 15 swine and two wild boars dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

3.       Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Poland

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

The information was received by the OIE on June 21 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 March 2, with 12 outbreaks reported in Lubelskie and Podlaskie. 73 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 2,865 becoming susceptible, 62 dying and nine destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, screening, traceability, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, control of wildlife reservoirs, zoning, disinfection, disinfestation, and control of vectors. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.

4.       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 June 20 from Dr. Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 9, with 16 outbreaks reported in Samarskaya Oblast, Kurskaya Oblast and Penzenskaya Oblast. 15,118 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 485,257 becoming susceptible, 15,103 dying and 3,297 being destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

5.       Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Russia

Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on June 22 from Dr. Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 6, with two outbreaks reported in Kaliningradskaya Oblast. Three cases were identified in swine, with two dying and all remaining destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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


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