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August 6, 2018

First occurrence of ASF reported in China Global Animal Disease Update (August 3, 2018)

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A first occurrence of African swine fever was reported in China this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

EUROPE

1.       Reoccurrence of brucella melitensis detected in Austria

Reoccurrence of brucella melitensis was detected in Austria, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on July 30 from Dr. Ulrich Herzog, Chief Veterinary Officer, Verbrauchergesundheit, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit, Vienne, Austria.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 25, with one outbreak reported in Oberosterreich. 74 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 102 becoming susceptible, 73 being killed and disposed of and all remaining were slaughtered. 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, official destruction of animal products, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, selective killing and disposal, disinfection, slaughter, and ante and post-mortem inspections. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

2.       Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Ukraine

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

The information was received by the OIE on August 1 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 March 20, with 11 outbreaks reported in Kherson, Sumy, Zaporozh'Ye, Cherkassy, Odessa, Rovno an Donetsk. 14 fatal cases were identified in swine, resulting in 245 others becoming susceptible and all remaining were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

3.       Reoccurrence of lumpy skin disease virus detected in Russia

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

The information was received by the OIE on August 1 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 July 11, with 12 outbreaks reported in Samarskaya Oblast and Kurganskaya Oblast. 26 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 1,088 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, vaccination in response to the outbreaks, screening, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, zoning, disnfection, disinfestation, and processes to inactivate the pathogenic gent in products or by-products. No treatment was given to affected animals.

4.       Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Romania

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

The information was received by the OIE on July 31 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 27, with one outbreak reported in Galati. 20 cases were identified in swine, resulting in five dying and all remaining were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

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

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

The information was received by the OIE on July 31 from Dr. Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, Ministry of Agriculture, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 9, with four outbreaks reported in Chuvashskaya Respublika-Chuvashiya, UI'Yanovskaya Oblast and Respublika Tatarstan. 175 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 97 others becoming susceptible, 91 dying and all remaining were destroyed. 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.

6.       First occurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Poland

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

The information was received by the OIE on August 1 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 December 23, 2017, with six outbreaks reported in Warminsko-Mazurskie, Lubelskie and Mazowieckie. 11 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 1,264 becoming susceptible, eight dying, all remaining were destroyed. 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 but no treatment was given to affected animals.

ASIA

7.       New strain of FMD detected in China

A new strain of foot and mouth disease virus was detected in China, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on July 31 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 was reported to have started on July 27 in Inner Mongolia. 11 cases were identified in cattle, resulting 149 becoming susceptible and all were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was the unknown.

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

8.       First occurrence of ASF 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 August 3 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 was reported to have started on August 1 on a farm in Shenbei Street, Shenbei New District, Shenyang, Liaoning. 47 fatalities were identified in swine, resulting in 8,116 becoming susceptible and 8,069 being killed and disposed of. The source of the outbreaks was the unknown. This is the first outbreak of African swine fever in China. The local government launched the African Swine Fever Contingency Plan and Emergency Response Level II, according to the Standards & Protocols for African swine fever.

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


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