Foot and mouth disease,
Israel
Information received on 22/11/2018 from Dr Shlomo Garazi, Chief Officer for Import and Export of the Veterinary Services, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 05/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 09/09/2018
Report date 22/11/2018
Date submitted to OIE 22/11/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 16/07/2018
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 (10/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (02/12/2018)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (Hermon) Hermon, Golan, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 05/11/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (14/11/2018)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 100 10 0 0 0
Affected population Free ranging beef cattle. The herd had been vaccinated in June.
Outbreak 2 (Near Baniass) Near Baniass, Tsefat, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 80 20 0 0 0
Affected population Free ranging beef cattle.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 180 30 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 16.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The virus lineage of the two first outbreaks is O/ME/Panasia-2 The lineage of the other outbreaks is pending.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kimron Veterinary Institute. FMD Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle pathogen isolation on cell culture 22/11/2018 Positive
Kimron Veterinary Institute. FMD Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 14/11/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations