Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 25/05/2017 from Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 01/05/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 08/05/2017
Report date 25/05/2017
Date submitted to OIE 25/05/2017
Date event resolved 01/06/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus (A/Asia/G-VII[G-18])
Serotype A
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (08/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (25/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (24/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (17/07/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (QELA) QELA, Golan, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 22/05/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (01/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 68 6 0 0 0
Affected population Vaccinated herd. Free ranging cattle. 50 dams and 18 calves. Classical symptoms have been observed in 6 animals.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 68 6 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 8.82% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*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
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Foot and mouth disease Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 23/05/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations