African swine fever,
South Africa
Information received on 11/07/2019 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. 7
Date of start of the event 15/04/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 17/04/2019
Report date 11/07/2019
Date submitted to OIE 11/07/2019
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 (2)
Outbreak 1 (ASF_MPU_2019_010) ASF_MPU_2019_010, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
Date of start of the outbreak 28/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 63 25 16 9 0
Outbreak 2 (ASF_MPU_2019_011) ASF_MPU_2019_011, Ngwathe, Free State
Date of start of the outbreak 03/07/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 29 7 7 22 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 92 32 23 31 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 34.78% 25.00% 71.88% 58.70%
*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