Infectious haematopoietic necrosis,
Information received on 08/04/2020 from Dr Olev Kalda, Chief Veterinary Officer, Management, Veterinary and Food Board, Tallinn, Estonia
Report type Follow-up report No. 8
Date of start of the event 31/05/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 26/06/2018
Report date 03/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 08/04/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (27/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (31/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (01/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (12/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (23/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (20/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/04/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The outbreak in Järva county: For now, 57060 kg have been killed for commercial use. Presumably there is about over 40 000 kg to kill for commercial use. The outbreak in Lääne-Viru county: 20600 kg of fish have been killed for commercial use and for now, killing of the fish has finished, the ponds are empty and disinfected and the outbreak is resolved.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Killing for commercial use or own use
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Disinfection
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.