Foot and mouth disease,
Israel
Information received on 21/08/2018 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. 2 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 02/04/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 08/04/2018
Report date 21/08/2018
Date submitted to OIE 21/08/2018
Date event resolved 16/07/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/2017
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 (09/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (29/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (21/08/2018)
New outbreaks (5)
Outbreak 1 (MENAHEMYA (Ramat Sirin)) MENAHEMYA (Ramat Sirin), Kineret, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 28/04/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (20/05/2018)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 185 90 2 0 0
Affected population Free ranging beef cattle.
Outbreak 2 (MOLEDET) MOLEDET, Yizreel, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 02/05/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (15/05/2018)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 530 200 2 0 0
Affected population Free ranging beef cattle
Outbreak 3 (AFULA) AFULA, Yizreel, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 02/05/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (10/05/2018)
Epidemiological unit Zoo
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Indian hog deer:Hyelaphus porcinus(Cervidae) 6 3 3 0 0
Affected population Minizoo in the city of Afula.
Outbreak 4 (KEFAR KISCH) KEFAR KISCH, Kineret, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 14/05/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (05/06/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 850 150 0 0 0
Affected population Feedlot
Outbreak 5 (BAQA -JATT) BAQA -JATT, Hadera, Haifa
Date of start of the outbreak 07/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (16/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 500 40 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1565 440 4 0 0
Indian hog deer:Hyelaphus porcinus(Cervidae) 6 3 3 0 0
Sheep 500 40 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 28.12% 0.26% 0.91% 0.26%
Indian hog deer:Hyelaphus porcinus(Cervidae) 50.00% 50.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Sheep 8.00% 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
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • 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
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Foot and mouth disease Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 09/07/2018 Positive
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Foot and mouth disease Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time PCR 09/07/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations