Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 18/10/2018 from Dr Tamir Goshen, Acting Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Beit Dagan, Israel
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 05/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 09/09/2018
Report date 18/10/2018
Date submitted to OIE 18/10/2018
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 (03/01/2019)
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 (1)
Outbreak 1 (SHAAL) SHAAL, Golan, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 25/09/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (01/11/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 25 7 0 0 0
Affected population 25 fattening calves. The affected animals demonstrated salivation, mouth lesions and limping. The last vaccination before the outbreak was on 03/06/2018.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 25 7 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 28.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*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 virus lineage is O/ME/Panasia-2
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Zoning
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Movement control inside the country
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations