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October 21, 2016
 
New stain of FMD detected in Russia (Global Animal Disease Update) (Oct 21, 2016)
 
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New stain of FMD detected in Russia this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.
 
EUROPE
 
1.  New stain of bluetongue virus detected in Italy
 
New stain of bluetongue virus, serotype 4, was detected in Italy, the OIE reports.
 
The information was received by the OIE on October 17 from Prof. Dr. Romano Marabelli, Chief Veterinary Officer, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy.
 
The outbreak event was reported to have started on August 30, with 28 outbreaks reported in Vento. 49 cases were identified in cattle, 19 cases were identified in sheep, resulting in 903 cattle and 545 sheep becoming susceptible, and five sheep dying. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.
 
Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening and zoning. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to the affected animals.
 
2.  New stain of FMD detected in Russia
 
New stain of FMD, serotype Asia 1, was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.
 
The information was received by the OIE on October 20 from Dr. Evgeny Nepoklonov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia.
 
The outbreak event was reported to have started on October 19, with one outbreak reported in Vladimirskaya Oblast. 90 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 797 cattle becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.
 
Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, quarantine, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zone, official destruction of animal products, and zoning. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.
 
ASIA
 
3.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Chinese Taipei
 
Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus was detected in Chinese Taipei, the OIE reports.
 
The information was received by the OIE on October 19 from Dr. Tai-Hwa Shih, Chief Veterinary Officer, Deputy Director General, Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Council of Agriculture Executive Yuan, Ministry of Agriculture, Taipei, Chinese Taipei.
 
The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 11, with one outbreak reported in Changhua county. 5,192 fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 28,200 birds becoming susceptible, which 23,008 were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.
 
Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening, disinfection, quarantine and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to the affected animals.
 


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