African swine fever,
Information received on 03/06/2019 from Dr Pawel Niemczuk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, POL Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, VARSOVIE, Poland
Report type Follow-up report No. 19
Date of start of the event 02/01/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 02/01/2019
Report date 03/06/2019
Date submitted to OIE 03/06/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/2018
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 (01/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (06/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (11/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (15/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (22/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (01/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (15/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (18/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (19/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (25/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (02/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (12/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (29/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (09/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (23/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (24/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 18 (31/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 19 (03/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 20 (14/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (14/06/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (3/2019) Wolka Wygonowska, Orla, bielski (2003), Podlaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 28/05/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 8012 61 61 7951 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 8012 61 61 7951 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 0.76% 0.76% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The notified outbreak of African swine fever in pigs 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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • 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) Swine real-time PCR 29/05/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations