Bluetongue,
Belgium
Information received on 25/02/2020 from Dr Herman Claeys, Chef du Service Politique sanitaire : Animaux et Végétaux, Directorat-général Animaux, Végétaux et Alimentation, Service Public Fédéral Santé publique, sécurité de la chaîne alimentaire et environnement, Bruxelles, Belgium
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 10
Date of start of the event 14/02/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 19/02/2019
Report date 25/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 25/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/2008
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Virus de la fièvre catarrhale du mouton
Serotype 8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (27/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (25/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (13/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (25/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (03/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (26/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (14/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (25/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (14/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (23/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (21/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (20/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (23/06/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Neufchâteau, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 93 1 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 93 1 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 1.08% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Zoning
  • 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
Sciensano (Regional Reference Laboratory) Cattle real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 21/02/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations