African swine fever,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 06/03/2020 from Dr Huang Baoxu, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group, Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Qingdao, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 01/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 03/03/2020
Report date 06/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 06/03/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/09/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Daping Village,Yangri Township, Shennongjia Forestry District, Hubei
Date of start of the outbreak 01/03/2020
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) 5 5
Outbreak 2 Qingquan Village,Songbai Township, Shennongjia Forestry District, Hubei
Date of start of the outbreak 01/03/2020
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) 2 2
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 7 7
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfestation
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Traceability
  • Screening
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Movement control inside the country
  • 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
Hubei Provincial Animal Disease Control Center (Local laboratory) Wild boar polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 03/03/2020 Positive
Hubei Provincial Animal Disease Control Center (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 03/03/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations