African horse sickness,
Thailand
Information received on 27/03/2020 from Dr Sorravis Thaneto, Director General, Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, BANGKOK, Thailand
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 24/02/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 27/03/2020
Report date 27/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 27/03/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African horse sickness virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (27/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (03/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (17/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (24/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (01/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (08/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (15/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (22/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (29/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (05/06/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Pak Chong, Nong Sarai, Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima
Date of start of the outbreak 24/02/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 1171 460 436 0 0
Affected population Species of horses of different ages and sexes.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 1171 460 436 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 39.28% 37.23% 94.78% 37.23%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Under investigation
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
  • 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
National Institute of Animal Health (National laboratory) Equidae polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 27/03/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations