African swine fever,
Latvia
Information received on 07/01/2020 from Dr Maris Balodis, Chief Veterinary Officer & Director General, Food and Veterinary Service, Ministry of Agriculture, Riga, Latvia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 02/01/2020
Report date 07/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 07/01/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 30/12/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (14/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (21/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (04/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (13/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (24/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (04/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (12/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (24/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (31/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (07/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (22/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 16 (28/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 17 (06/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 18 (13/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 19 (19/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 20 (26/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 21 (09/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 22 (16/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 23 (25/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 24 (07/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 25 (14/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 26 (21/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 27 (28/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 28 (05/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 29 (11/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 30 (18/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 31 (25/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 32 (01/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 33 (08/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 34 (15/09/2020)
New outbreaks (8)
Outbreak 1 Jeru parish, Rujienas county, Rjienas
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 2 Skrundas parish, Skrundas county, Skrundas
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 3 Turlavas parish, Kuldigas county, Kuldīgas
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 4 Auru parish, Dobeles county, Dobeles
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 5 Kalvenes parish, Aizputes county, Aizputes
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 6 Pildas parish, Ludzas county, Ludzas
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 7 Rites parish, Viesites county, Viesītes
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 8 Rusonas parish, Riebinu county, Riebiņu
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (05/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 8
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 8 0 8 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 0.00% **
*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
Epidemiological comments African swine fever positive wild boars were hunted within the restricted area listed under the zones of Annex to European Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment, BIOR (National laboratory) Wild boar immunoperoxidase monolayer assay (IPMA) 02/01/2020 Positive
Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment, BIOR (National laboratory) Wild boar immunoperoxidase monolayer assay (IPMA) 03/01/2020 Positive
Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment, BIOR (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 02/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations