Sheep pox and goat pox,
Information received on 10/01/2020 from Dr Nicolay Vlasov, , Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia
Report type Follow-up report No. 10
Date of start of the event 10/07/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 11/07/2019
Report date 10/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2020
Date event resolved 16/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 21/03/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Sheep pox and goat pox virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (20/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (25/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (01/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (25/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (28/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (18/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (10/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (04/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (07/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (25/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (01/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 16 (16/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 17 (30/12/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Dubrovenskaya volostí, Porkhovsky, Pskovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2477 428 428 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2477 428 428 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 17.28% 17.28% 100.00% 17.28%
*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
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Selective killing and disposal
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Pskovskaya veterinary laboratory (Local laboratory) Sheep polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/01/2020 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (National laboratory) Sheep polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 06/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations