African swine fever,
Serbia
Information received on 23/09/2020 from Dr Emina Milakara, DVM, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Belgrade, Serbia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 03/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2020
Report date 23/09/2020
Date submitted to OIE 23/09/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (31/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (23/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (24/09/2020)
New outbreaks (13)
Outbreak 1 (18137) Kupuziste, Kladovo, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 09/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 (18130) Miroč, Majdanpek, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 5 5 0 0
Outbreak 3 (18157) Gornja Kamenica, Knjazevac, Zajecarski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 (18155) Kalna, Knjazevac, Zajecarski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 (18175) Mokranje, Negotin, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 04/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 6 (18156) Donja Kamenica, Knjazevac, Zajecarski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 12/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 7 (18158) Donji Krivodol, Dimitrovgrad, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 11/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 8 (18176) Veliki Izvor, Zajecar, Zajecarski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 9 (18178) Tekija, Kladovo, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 10 (18177) Donja Bela Reka, Bor, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 11 (18189) Smilovci, Dimitrovgrad, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 21/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 12 (18190) Donje Zuniče, Knjazevac, Zajecarski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 30/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 13 (18193) Krupac, Pirot, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 23/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 13
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 20 11 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 55.00% **
*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 This is the first time that African swine fever is detected in wild boar in the country.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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.
Map of outbreak locations