African swine fever,
Information received on 26/03/2020 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Report type Follow-up report No. 20
Date of start of the event 24/07/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 24/07/2019
Report date 26/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 26/03/2020
Date event resolved 03/04/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (25/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (20/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (21/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (20/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (27/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (30/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (04/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (10/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (16/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (31/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (20/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (03/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 18 (10/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 19 (18/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 20 (26/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 21 (03/04/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Beša, Michalovce, Kosice
Date of start of the outbreak 24/03/2020
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 1 0
Affected population Cazado sin cambios comportamentales
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 0.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments In accordance with the decision of the European Commission dated on 18.12.2019, we have discontinued ASF in domestic pigs, the presence of ASF remains in wild boar.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • 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