African swine fever,
Information received on 28/12/2017 from Dr Pawel Niemczuk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, POL Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, VARSOVIE, Poland
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 23/12/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 23/12/2017
Report date 28/12/2017
Date submitted to OIE 28/12/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (28/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (12/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (18/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (25/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (02/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (27/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (19/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 10 (29/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 11 (06/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 12 (13/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 13 (20/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (30/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 15 (11/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (22/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 17 (01/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 18 (07/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 19 (15/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 20 (26/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 21 (27/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 22 (13/07/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (859) Dzikowo Ilaweckie, Gorowo Ilaweckie, Bartoszyce (2801), Warminsko-Mazurskie
Date of start of the outbreak 23/12/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (23/12/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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 The notified case (outbreak) of African swine fever in wild boar was detected in the area under proper restrictions concerning African swine fever that has been established in accordance with the European Union legislation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 23/12/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations