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November 18, 2016
 
Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Europe and Asia (Global Animal Disease Update) (Nov 18, 2016)
 
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Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Europe and Asia this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.
 
EUROPE

1.  First occurrence of lumpy skin disease virus detected in Georgia

First occurrence of lumpy skin disease virus was detected in Georgia, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 8 from Dr. Mikheil Sokhadze, Chief Veterinary Officer Deputy Head, National Food Agency, Ministry of Agriculture, Tbilisi, Georgia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 7, with two outbreaks reported in Racha-echkhum-Kvemo Svaneti. Three cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 363 cattle becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, traceability, dipping or spraying, quarantine, and control of vectors. Vaccination is permitted but 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 November 10 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 May 27, with 18 outbreaks reported in Chechenskaya Respubika. 1,255 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 20,792 cattle becoming susceptible and 181 cattle dying. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening, disinfection, quarantine, surveillance within containment and protection zone, and control of vectors. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to the affected animals.

3.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Croatia

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 4, was detected in Croatia, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 10 from Dr. Tomislav Kiš, Assistant to Minister, Veterinary and Food Safety Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture, Zagreb, Croatia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 26, with five outbreaks reported in Osijecko-Baranjska, Karlovacka, Sibensko-Kninska and Licko-Senjska. Five cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 610 cattle becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included vaccination in response to the outbreaks, disinfection and control of vectors. No treatment was given to affected animals.

4.  New stain of bluetongue virus detected in Italy

A new stain of bluetongue virus, serotype 4, was detected in Italy, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 10 from Prof. Dr. Romano Marabelli, Chief Veterinary Officer, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 1, with 107 outbreaks reported in Vento. 803 cases were identified in cattle, 16 cases were identified in sheep, resulting in 10,354 cattle and 190 sheep becoming susceptible, and one 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.

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

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Austria, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 11 from Dr. Ulrich Herzog, Chief Veterinary Officer, Verbrauchergesundheit, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit, Vienne, Austria.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 11, with one outbreak reported in Vorarlberg. 250 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 1,150 birds becoming susceptible and 70 birds dying. The source of the outbreaks was contact with wild species.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, traceability, official destruction of animal products, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, surveillance within containment and protection zone, and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

6.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Germany

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Austria, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 14 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL), Bonn, Germany.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 8, with three outbreaks reported in Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. 3,050 fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 36,168 birds becoming susceptible, which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

7.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in France

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 8, was detected in France, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 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 September 11, 2015, with 99 outbreaks reported in Loire, Ain, Saone-et-loire, Yonne, Creuse, Savoie, Puy-de-dome, Haute-loire, Cantal, Jura, Aveyron, Rhone, Loire-Atlantique and Haute-marne. 140 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 11,813 cattle becoming susceptible, and one cattle dying. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening, vaccination in response to the outbreaks, disinfection, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zone, zoning, and control of vectors. No treatment was given to affected animals.

8.  Reoccurrence of Newcastle disease detected in Sweden

Reoccurrence of Newcastle disease was detected in France, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 12 from Dr. Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head, Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health, Ministry for Rural Affairs, Jönköping, Sweden.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 11 with one outbreak reported in Skane Lan. The number of cases identified is not calculated because of missing information. 18,000 birds become susceptible, and all were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, traceability, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zone, and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

9.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Hungary

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Hungary, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 14 from Dr. Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 3, with four outbreaks reported in Bacs-kiskun. 14,400 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 62,900 birds becoming susceptible, which were all destroyed. 2,000 birds died. The source of the outbreaks was contact with wild species.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, traceability, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, surveillance within containment and protection zone, and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

10.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Italy

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 4, was detected in Italy, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 14 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 September 1, with 26 outbreaks reported in Trento, Friuli-venezia Giulia and Vento. Eight cases were identified in sheep, 174 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 89 sheep and 1,206 cattle becoming susceptible, and one sheep dying. The source of the outbreaks was vectors.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening and zoning. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.
 
ASIA

11.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in India

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in India, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 9 from Dr. Gideon Mbursa Mshelbwala, Director, Veterinary Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Nigeria.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 3, with two outbreaks reported in Haryana and Punjab. 24 fatal cases were identified in birds, resulting in 1,001 birds becoming susceptible, which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening, disinfection, dipping or spraying, and quarantine. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

12.  New stain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Israel

New stain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Israel, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 13 from Dr. Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Bet Dagan, Israel.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 13, with one outbreak reported in Hazafon. 1,800 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 34,500 birds becoming susceptible, and 1,500 birds dying. The source of the outbreaks was contact with wild species.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, quarantine, surveillance within containment and protection zone, and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

13.  Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus detected in Saudi Arabia

Reoccurrence of foot and mouth disease virus, serotype A, was detected in Saudi Arabia, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 14 from Dr. Mohammed Alblowi, Director General, Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratories, Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on October 20, with one outbreak reported in Ar Riyad. 1,020 cases were identified in cattle, two cases were identified in sheep, resulting in 60,817 cattle and 250 sheep becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, vaccination in response to the outbreak, disinfection, quarantine, and surveillance within containment and protection zone. No treatment was given to affected animals.

14.  Reoccurrence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus detected in Cambodia

Reoccurrence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus was detected in Cambodia, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 14 from Dr. Sen Sovann, OIE Delegate/Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 10, with one outbreak reported in Takeo. 36 cases were identified in swine, resulting in 104 swine becoming susceptible, and 13 swine dying. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, traceability, dipping or spraying, and surveillance within and outside containment and protection zone. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.
 


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