Bluetongue,
Germany
Information received on 17/01/2020 from Dr Dietrich Rassow, Director for Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Berlin, Germany
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 21
Date of start of the event 08/12/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 12/12/2018
Report date 17/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 17/01/2020
Date event resolved 10/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 11/2009
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (11/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (15/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (17/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (18/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (25/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (01/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (19/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (01/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (19/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (05/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (10/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (14/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (12/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (09/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (16/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (16/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 18 (30/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 19 (11/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 20 (18/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (17/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 22 (03/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 23 (10/03/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Zoning
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.