Foot and mouth disease,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 09/01/2020 from Dr Huang Baoxu, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group, Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Qingdao, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 6
Date of start of the event 15/08/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 22/08/2018
Report date 09/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 09/01/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 11/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (16/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (06/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (13/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/01/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Yandun Animal Health Inspection and disinfection station along Highway G30, Yizhou District, Hami, Xinjiang
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 64 2 0 64
Affected population These cattle were transported from Quyang county, Baoding city, Hebei province to Xinjiang.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 64 2 0 64
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 3.13% 0.00% 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
  • Legal movement of animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Lanzhou National Reference Laboratory for Foot and Mouth Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle gene sequencing 07/01/2020 Positive
Lanzhou National Reference Laboratory for Foot and Mouth Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations