African swine fever,
Belgium
Information received on 11/02/2019 from Dr Jean-François Heymans, Director, Animal Health and Safety of Products of Animal Origin, Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC), Bruxelles, Belgium
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 21
Date of start of the event 09/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 13/09/2018
Report date 11/02/2019
Date submitted to OIE 11/02/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 1985
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (21/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (01/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (15/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (22/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (29/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (05/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (14/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (20/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 10 (27/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 11 (03/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 12 (10/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 13 (17/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (25/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 15 (31/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (07/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (14/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 18 (21/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 19 (28/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 20 (04/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (11/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 22 (18/02/2019)
New outbreaks (52)
Outbreak 1 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 29/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (29/01/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 29/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (29/01/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 3 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 31/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (31/01/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 4 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (01/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 5 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (01/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 6 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (01/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 7 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 8 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 9 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 10 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 11 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 12 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 13 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 14 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 15 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 16 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 17 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 18 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 19 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 20 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 21 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 22 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 23 Habay-la-Neuve, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 24 Habay-la-Neuve, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 25 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 26 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 27 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 28 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 29 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 30 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 31 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 32 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 33 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 34 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 35 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 36 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 37 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 38 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 39 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 40 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 41 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 42 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 43 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 44 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 45 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 46 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 47 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 48 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 05/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 49 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 06/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (06/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 50 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 07/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (07/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 51 Meix-devant-Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 07/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (07/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 52 Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 07/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (07/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Forest
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: 52
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 52 50 2 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 96.15% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • 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
Sciensano (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 05/02/2019 Positive
Sciensano (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 07/02/2019 Positive
Sciensano (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 08/02/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations