Foot and mouth disease,
Palestinian Auton. Territories
Information received on 04/02/2018 from Dr Iyad Adra, Director General of Veterinary Services & Animal Health, CVO, -, Ministry of Agriculture, Ramallah, Palestinian Auton. Territories
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 13/11/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 13/12/2017
Report date 04/02/2018
Date submitted to OIE 04/02/2018
Date event resolved 30/01/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/08/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (31/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (20/06/2018)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
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)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    West Bank Cattle 1450
    Sheep / goats 700
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
The Pirbright Institute (United Kingdom) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle gene sequencing 02/01/2018 Positive
The Pirbright Institute (United Kingdom) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Sheep / goats gene sequencing 02/01/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.