Foot and mouth disease,
Israel
Information received on 02/02/2019 from Dr Tamir Goshen, Acting Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Beit Dagan, Israel
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 7
Date of start of the event 05/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 09/09/2018
Report date 02/02/2019
Date submitted to OIE 02/02/2019
Date event resolved 17/03/2019
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)
Follow-up report No. 4 (18/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (02/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (02/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (02/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (13/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (04/05/2019)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (GONEN 2) GONEN, Tsefat, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (11/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 300 25 0 0 0
Affected population Free ranging beef cattle. 200 dams and 100 calves. All the morbidity have been seen in the calves. The herd has last been vaccinated in December 2018.
Outbreak 2 (TAMRA) TAMRA, Acco, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 26/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 65 4 0 0 0
Affected population Last vaccination: 2 years ago. Lesions on the tongue and limping.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 365 29 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 7.95% 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 is O/ME/Panasia-2
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
Virology Laboratory, Kimron Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Cattle pathogen isolation on cell culture 30/01/2019 Positive
Virology Laboratory, Kimron Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 31/01/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations