Foot and mouth disease,
Israel
Information received on 10/09/2018 from Dr Tamir Goshen, Acting Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Beit Dagan, Israel
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 05/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 09/09/2018
Report date 10/09/2018
Date submitted to OIE 10/09/2018
Date event resolved 17/03/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 16/07/2018
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 (10/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (02/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (18/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (02/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (02/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (02/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (13/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (04/05/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (MUGHAR) MUGHAR, Kineret, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 05/09/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (20/09/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 200 10 0 0 0
Goats 40 0 0 0 0
Affected population Herd of 200 free-ranging beef cattle and 40 goats. The herd was vaccinated in December 2017.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 200 10 0 0 0
Goats 40 0 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 5.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Goats 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
Epidemiological comments The epidemiological investigation is ongoing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Zoning
  • Quarantine
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Foot and Mouth Disease Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle pathogen isolation on cell culture 09/09/2018 Positive
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Foot and Mouth Disease Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 09/09/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations