Foot and mouth disease,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 15/05/2013 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. 2
Date of start of the event 08/04/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 15/04/2013
Report date 15/05/2013
Date submitted to OIE 15/05/2013
Date event resolved 12/12/2013
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/2010
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 (16/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 3 (03/07/2013)
Follow-up report No. 4 (24/09/2013)
Follow-up report No. 5 (17/12/2013)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Xiaoquzi village, Gangou, Urumchi, Xinjiang
Date of start of the outbreak 15/05/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (02/07/2013)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 937 106 0 937 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 937 106 0 937 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 11.31% 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
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations