African swine fever,
South Africa
Information received on 14/06/2019 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 5
Date of start of the event 15/04/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 17/04/2019
Report date 14/06/2019
Date submitted to OIE 14/06/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/12/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (13/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (04/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (14/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (25/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (11/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (08/08/2019)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 (ASF_MPU_2019_006) ASF_MPU_2019_006, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
Date of start of the outbreak 03/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 5 2 2 3 0
Outbreak 2 (ASF_MPU_2019_008) ASF_MPU_2019_008, Rustenburg, North West Province
Date of start of the outbreak 07/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 201 98 98 103 0
Affected population Possible link to Gauteng/Mpumalanga/Free State event. No link to North West Province event.
Outbreak 3 (ASF_MPU_2019_007) ASF_MPU_2019_007, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
Date of start of the outbreak 10/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 17 16 11 6 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 223 116 111 112 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 52.02% 49.78% 95.69% 100.00%
*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 Outbreak outside South Africa's ASF Control Zone. Coordinates modified to protect confidentiality as required by South African Legislation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations