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September 2, 2019

OIE: First occurrence of lump skin disease virus detected in China (Global Animal Disease Update) (Aug 30, 2019)

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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reported a first occurrence of lump skin disease virus in China in the past week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

EUROPE

1.  Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Poland

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

The information was received by the OIE on August 26 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 ten outbreaks reported in Lubelskie, Warminsko-Mazurskie and Mazowieckie. 72 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 5,247 becoming susceptible, 51 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.

2.  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 27 from Dr. Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on July 26, with three outbreaks reported in Novosibirskaya Oblast and Tyumenskaya Oblast. 51 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 169 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures included movement control inside the country, screening, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, zoning, disinfection, disinfestation, and processes to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.

ASIA

3.  First occurrence of lumpy skin disease virus detected in China

A first occurrence of lumpy skin disease virus was detected in China, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on August 26 from Dr. Huang Baoxu, Deputy Director General, China Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre, Animal Husbandary and Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on August 10, with one outbreak reported in Xinjiang. 65 fatal cases were identified in cattle. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

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

A first occurrence of lumpy skin disease was detected in Laos, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on August 27 from Dr. Vilayphone Vorraphim, Director General, Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vientiane, Laos.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on June 17, with 17 outbreaks reported in Sekong, Savannakhet, Khammuane and Attapeu. 3,202 fatal cases were identified in swine, resulting in 3,575 others becoming 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, and disinfection. Vaccination is permitted and no treatment was given to affected animals.

5.  Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in China

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

The information was received by the OIE on August 27 from Dr. Huang Baoxu, Deputy Director General, China Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre, Animal Husbandary and Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on February 21, with one outbreak reported in Yunnan. 55 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 120 becoming susceptible, 26 dying and all remaining were killed and disposed of. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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


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