African swine fever,
Belgium
Information received on 05/11/2018 from Dr Jean-François Heymans, Director, Animal Health and Safety of Products of Animal Origin, Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC), Bruxelles, Belgium
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 7
Date of start of the event 09/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 13/09/2018
Report date 05/11/2018
Date submitted to OIE 05/11/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 1985
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Virus de la peste porcine africaine
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (21/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (01/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (15/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (22/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (29/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (05/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (14/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (20/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 10 (27/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 11 (03/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 12 (10/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 13 (17/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (25/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 15 (31/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (07/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (14/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 18 (21/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 19 (28/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 20 (04/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (11/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 22 (18/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 23 (25/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 24 (04/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 25 (11/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 26 (18/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 27 (25/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 28 (01/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 29 (08/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 30 (16/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 31 (23/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 32 (30/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 33 (07/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 34 (15/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 35 (20/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 36 (27/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 37 (03/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 38 (11/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 39 (17/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 40 (01/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 41 (09/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 42 (23/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 43 (29/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 44 (06/08/2019)
New outbreaks (9)
Outbreak 1 Saint-Léger, Saint-Léger, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 24/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (24/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 Ethe, Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 25/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (25/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 3 Huombois, Etalle, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 25/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (25/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 4 Bellefontaine/Croix Rouge, Tintigny, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 25/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (25/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 5 Ethe, Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 25/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (25/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 3 3 0 0
Outbreak 6 Lagland, Arlon, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 25/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (25/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 7 Ethe, Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (26/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 8 Ethe, Virton, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (27/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 9 Huombois, Etalle, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 29/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (29/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 3 3 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 9
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 15 15 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Sciensano (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 30/10/2018 Positive
Sciensano (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 31/10/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations