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November 20, 2015
 
Poultry and ruminant diseases reported in Asia and Europe (Global Animal Disease Update) (week ended Nov 20, 2015)
 
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Poultry and ruminant diseases were reported in Asia and Europe this week. The following report provides an overview of the overall disease situation.

ASIA

1.  New strain of foot and mouth disease virus detected in Turkey

A new strain of foot and mouth disease virus, serotype A, was detected in Turkey, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 16 from Prof. Dr. Irfan Erol, Director General of Food and Control, Directorate of Food and Control, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara, Turkey.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on October 5, with outbreaks occurring in Buzhane, Van. 40 cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 2,346 cattle becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, quarantine and surveillance within containment and/or protection zones. No vaccination and treatment were given to the affected animals.

2.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Cambodia

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N1, was detected in Cambodia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 16 from Dr. Sen Sovann, OIE Delegate/Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 14, with outbreaks occurring in Battambang and Siem Reap. 2,280 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 8,800 birds becoming susceptible and all infected birds dying. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

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

3.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Republic of Korea

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N8, was detected in Republic of Korea, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 16 from Dr. Oh Soon-Min, Director - Chief Veterinary Officer, General Animal Health Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), Sejong-Si, Republic of Korea.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 25, with outbreaks occurring in Jeollanam-do and Gwangju metropolitan city. The number of cases identified was not calculated because of missing information. 144,809 birds became susceptible and all birds were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, disinfection, quarantine, control of wildlife reservoirs and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to the affected animals.

4.  Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in Vietnam

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N1, was detected in Vietnam, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 17 from Dr. Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoï, Vietnam.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on November 12, with outbreaks occurring in Khanh Binh Tay Bac, Tran Van Thoi, Ca Mau. 94 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 600 birds becoming susceptible and all infected birds dying. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included disinfection and surveillance within containment and/or protection zones. No vaccination and treatment were given to the affected animals.

5.  Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox detected in Russia

Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox was detected in Russia, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 17 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 August 4, with outbreaks occurring in Respublika Kalmykiya. 46 cases were identified in sheep, resulting in 3,625 sheep becoming susceptible. 15 infected sheep died and 29 sheep were destroyed. 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, surveillance within containment and/or protection zones. 6,357 vaccines were given to sheep/goats in Respublika Dagestan and 3,579 vaccines were given to sheep/goats in Respublika Kalmykiya. No treatment was given to the affected animals.

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

Reoccurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N6, was detected in Vietnam, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 17 from Dr. Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoï, Vietnam.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on August 19, with outbreaks occurring in Hua La, Son La. 326 cases were identified in birds, resulting in 326 birds becoming susceptible. All infected birds died and all other birds were destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, among others, included disinfection, and surveillance within containment and/or protection zones. No vaccination and treatment were given to the affected animals.
 

EUROPE

7.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in France

Reoccurrence of bluetongue, serotype 8, was detected in France, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on November 16 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, with outbreaks occurring in Nievre, Allier, Aveyron, Cantal and Creuse. Seven cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 1,364 cattle becoming susceptible. 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, traceability, surveillance outside containment and/or protection zones, and control of vectors. No treatment was given to the affected animals.

8.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Austria

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

The information was received by the OIE on November 18 from Mr. Dr Ulrich Herzog, Chief Veterinary Officer, Verbrauchergesundheit, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit , Vienne, Austria.

The outbreaks were reported to have started on November 13, with outbreaks occurring in eastern Austria. Four cases were identified in cattle, resulting in 205 cattle becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was vectors.

Control measures, among others, included movement control inside the country, screening and zoning. Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zones, and control of vectors, are to be applied. No vaccination and treatment were given to the affected animals.
 


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