Foot and mouth disease,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 09/05/2013 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 15/03/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 18/03/2013
Report date 08/05/2013
Date submitted to OIE 09/05/2013
Date event resolved 07/05/2013
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype A
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/03/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (08/05/2013)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Chengbei district, Xining, Qinghai
Date of start of the outbreak 07/05/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (07/05/2013)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 439 1 0 439 0
Sheep 78 0 0 78 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 439 1 0 439 0
Sheep 78 0 0 78 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 0.23% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
Sheep 0.00% 0.00% - 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Qinghai Cattle 1010
    Sheep 18413
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations