Lumpy skin disease,
Information received on 19/03/2020 from Dr Tamir Goshen, Acting Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Beit Dagan, Israel
Report type Follow-up report No. 5 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 30/05/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 03/06/2019
Report date 19/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 19/03/2020
Date event resolved 24/11/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/2013
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (03/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (13/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (17/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (31/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (19/03/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Vectors
Epidemiological comments The first farm is about 4 km from the border with the neighbouring country. Probably, the virus has been introduced by flying insects.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Control of vectors
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.