Information received on 07/11/2017 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Report type Follow-up report No. 11
Date of start of the event 29/10/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 01/12/2016
Report date 06/11/2017
Date submitted to OIE 07/11/2017
Date event resolved 26/10/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (12/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (27/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (07/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (10/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (17/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (11/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (28/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (05/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (06/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (17/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (09/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (26/10/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (194) ORCIER, ORCIER, Haute-Savoie
Date of start of the outbreak 02/11/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 38 1 0 0
Affected population Sample taken in the framework of a movement. The positive animal will be euthanized.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 38 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 2.63% ** ** **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments An area regulated for bluetongue serotype 4 around the outbreak. Vaccination is mandatory there. Epidemiological investigation is ongoing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • Control of vectors
  • 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