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September 25, 2017
 
First occurrence of ASF detected in Lithuania (Global Animal Disease Update) (Sep 22, 2017)
 
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A first occurrence of African swine fever was detected in Lithuania this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

EUROPE

1.  Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox detected in Greece

Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox was detected in Greece, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on September 18 from Mrs. Chrysoula Dile, Head, Animal Health Directorate, Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Athens, Greece.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 7, with two outbreaks reported in Voreio Aigaio. 17 cases were identified in sheep/goats, 25 cases were identified in sheep, resulting in 80 sheep/goats and 250 sheep becoming susceptible. 11 sheep/goats and five sheep died and all remaining were 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, zoning, and disinfection. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

2.  Reoccurrence of anthrax detected in Romania

Reoccurrence of anthrax was detected in Romania, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on September 19 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 11, with one outbreak reported in Calarasi. Seven cases were identified in goats, resulting in 48 becoming susceptible. Five goats died and two goats were slaughtered. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included vaccination in response to the outbreak, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, and disinfection. No treatment was given to affected animals.

3.  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 19 from Dr. Maris Balodis, Chief Veterinary Officer & Director General, Food and Veterinary Service, Ministry of Agriculture, Riga, Latvia.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 2, with three outbreaks reported in Priekuiu, Auces and Varakianu. Eight cases were reported in swine, three cases were reported in wild boar, resulting in 23 swine becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. Four swine and one wild boar died, and all remaining were 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.

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

A first occurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Lithuania, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on September 21 from Dr. Darius Remeika, Director of the State Food and Veterinary, State Food and Veterinary Service, Ministry of Agriculture, Vilnius, Lithuania.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on January 24, 2014 with 20 outbreaks reported across the country. 35 fatalities were reported in swine, resulting in 23,708 becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, traceability, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, 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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