Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 06/06/2017 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
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 29/05/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 05/06/2017
Report date 05/06/2017
Date submitted to OIE 06/06/2017
Date event resolved 13/06/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (17/07/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 ( FMDV 0) Ein Saala, Hadera, Haifa
Date of start of the outbreak 29/05/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 127 8 0 0 0
Affected population Free-ranging beef herd. Ulcers on the tongue. All the affected animals but one are pregnant heifers or 1st calf heifers. The herd was vaccinated 6 months ago. The only adult cow showing clinical signs is a cow that ran away last year and was not vaccinated (the owner claims). No mortality was noticed. Old lesions (healed and covered with new epithelium) and new lesions(ruptured vesicles, no epithelium flaps), can be seen in the herd.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 127 8 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 6.30% 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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Screening
  • 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, Foot and Mouth Disease Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 05/06/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations