Foot and mouth disease,
Palestinian Auton. Territories
Information received on 12/07/2018 from Dr Iyad Adra, Director General of Veterinary Services & Animal Health, CVO, -, Ministry of Agriculture, Ramallah, Palestinian Auton. Territories
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 17/06/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 20/06/2018
Report date 12/07/2018
Date submitted to OIE 12/07/2018
Date event resolved 04/10/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 30/01/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype Not Sampled
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (12/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (17/11/2018)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 West Bank, Arrabeh, Jenin, West Bank
Date of start of the outbreak 17/06/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (04/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 300 200 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 West Bank, Ajjah, Jenin, West Bank
Date of start of the outbreak 21/06/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (04/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 21 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 West Bank, Jabai, Jenin, West Bank
Date of start of the outbreak 27/06/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (04/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 100 10 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 421 215 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep / goats 51.07% 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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Quarantine
  • Traceability
  • Screening
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    West Bank Sheep / goats 7500
  • Movement control inside the country
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep / goats Non-structural protein ELISA 27/06/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations