Information received on 14/04/2015 from Dr José Lizardo Reyes Puerto, Director General, SENASA (Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria), Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería, TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 26/03/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 08/04/2015
Report date 13/04/2015
Date submitted to OIE 14/04/2015
Date event resolved 06/07/2015
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Rabies virus
Serotype Not typed
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/06/2016)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Colón, Junquillo muerto, Saba, Colon
Date of start of the outbreak 26/03/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (06/07/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 84 1 1 0 0
Affected population Cattle farm amidst oil palm plantations, a habitat suitable for bats. Affected animals show several bat bites.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 84 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 1.19% 1.19% 100.00% 1.19%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Modified stamping out
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations