Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 09/05/2019 from Dr Tamir Goshen, Acting Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Beit Dagan, Israel
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/05/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 09/05/2019
Report date 09/05/2019
Date submitted to OIE 09/05/2019
Date event resolved 27/05/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 17/03/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/07/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Date of start of the outbreak 02/05/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (27/05/2019)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 69 3 0 0 0
Affected population Free ranging beef cattle. Mouth lesions. The herd was vaccinated one year ago.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 69 3 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 4.35% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*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
  • 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, FMD Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 09/05/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations