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September 18, 2017
 
Reoccurrences of ASF detected in Ukraine and Latvia (Global Animal Disease Update) Global Animal Disease Update (Sep 15, 2017)
 
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Reoccurrences of African swine fever virus were detected in Ukraine and Latvia this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situations.

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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 September 11 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 September 8, with one outbreak reported in Donetsk. 101 fatalities were reported in swine, resulting in 125 becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, 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.  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 September 11 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 February 4, with one outbreak reported in Vinnitsa. 13 fatalities were reported in swine, resulting in 27 becoming susceptible which were all 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, 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.

3.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue detected in France

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 4, was detected in France, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on September 11 from Dr. Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt, Paris, France.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 1, 2016, with 30 outbreaks reported in Haute-corse and Corse-du-sud. 96 cases were identified in sheep, two cases were identified in goats, 21 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 3,263 sheep, 119 goats and 637 cattle becoming susceptible. 13 sheep and one goat died. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included traceability, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, zoning, and control of vectors. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.

4.  Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Latvia

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

The information was received by the OIE on September 12 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 January 2, with two outbreaks reported in Saldus and Iekavas. Four cases were reported in swine, one case was reported in wild boar, resulting in nine swine and one boar becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. 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, control of wildlife reservoirs, zoning, disinfection and disinfestation. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.
 


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