Newcastle disease,
Russia
Information received on 22/01/2020 from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 09/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 14/01/2020
Report date 22/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 22/01/2020
Date event resolved 10/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 02/01/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Newcastle disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (19/02/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Kursk, Kurskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 09/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 71 19 13 58 0
Outbreak 2 Shhigry, Shhigrovsky, Kurskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 10/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (27/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 25 20 20 5 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 96 39 33 63 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 40.63% 34.38% 84.62% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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
Kurskaya veterinary laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 17/01/2020 Positive
Kurskaya veterinary laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 14/01/2020 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 22/01/2020 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 22/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations