Bluetongue,
Cyprus
Information received on 29/11/2016 from Dr Christodoulos Pipis, Acting Director, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, NICOSIA, Cyprus
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 12
Date of start of the event 19/09/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 20/09/2016
Report date 29/11/2016
Date submitted to OIE 29/11/2016
Date event resolved 20/12/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 04/12/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (30/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (06/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (14/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (24/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (30/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (06/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 11 (18/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 12 (29/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 13 (19/12/2016)
New outbreaks (18)
Outbreak 1 XYLOPHAGOU, LARNACA , LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 341 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 AVGOROU, AMMOCHOSTOS, AMMOCHOSTOS
Date of start of the outbreak 08/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 38 8 3 0 0
Outbreak 3 PERIVOLIA, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 09/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 75 2 1 0 0
Outbreak 4 DALI, LEFKOSIA, LEFKOSIA
Date of start of the outbreak 11/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 256 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 ORMIDIA, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 11/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Goats 15 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 6 DROMOLAXIA, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 11/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 981 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 7 ATHIENOU, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 11/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 867 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 8 DALI, LEFKOSIA, LEFKOSIA
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 153 27 14 0 0
Outbreak 9 ORMIDIA, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 110 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 10 ORMIDIA, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 46 4 1 0 0
Outbreak 11 SOTIRA, AMMOCHOSTOS, AMMOCHOSTOS
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 45 3 2 0 0
Outbreak 12 XYLOPHAGOU, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 570 10 4 0 0
Outbreak 13 XYLOPHAGOU, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 1286 11 5 0 0
Outbreak 14 KOFINOU, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 1457 4 4 0 0
Outbreak 15 TERSEFANOU, LARNACA, LARNACA
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 1287 10 0 0 0
Outbreak 16 DALI, LEFKOSIA, LEFKOSIA
Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 640 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 17 DASAKI ACHNA, AMMOCHOSTOS, AMMOCHOSTOS
Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 67 11 5 0 0
Outbreak 18 YERI, LEFKOSIA, LEFKOSIA
Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 534 2 2 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 18
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2788 55 20 0 0
Goats 15 2 0 0 0
Sheep / goats 5965 50 22 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 1.97% 0.72% 36.36% 0.72%
Goats 13.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Sheep / goats 0.84% 0.37% 44.00% 0.37%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Quarantine
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Control of vectors
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • Treatment of affected animals (For secondary infections)
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations