Sheep pox and goat pox,
Information received on 28/08/2018 from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 21/08/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 22/08/2018
Report date 28/08/2018
Date submitted to OIE 28/08/2018
Date event resolved 21/03/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Capripoxvirus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (28/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (31/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (21/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (11/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (05/04/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Bushuevka, Shahovsky, Moskovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 21/08/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (01/11/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 104 11 2 102 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 104 11 2 102 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 10.58% 1.92% 18.18% 100.00%
*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
  • Disinfection
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • 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
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Sheep polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 22/08/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations