Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 07/08/2019 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 01/08/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 04/08/2019
Report date 07/08/2019
Date submitted to OIE 07/08/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/05/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus PanAsia 2
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (EN AYYALA) En Ayyala, Hadera, Haifa
Date of start of the outbreak 01/08/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 700 2 0 0 0
Affected population In the farm there are 180 milking cows, 140 heifers and 380 beef cattle. The affected animals are milking animals born in 2016.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 700 2 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 0.29% 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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kimron Veterinary Institute, FMD Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle nucleotide sequencing 05/08/2019 Positive
Kimron Veterinary Institute, FMD Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 04/08/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations