African swine fever,
Poland
Information received on 22/04/2020 from Dr Bogdan Konopka, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, Warszaw, Poland
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4
Date of start of the event 04/11/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 14/11/2019
Report date 22/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 22/04/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (08/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (24/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (22/04/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (1/2020) Niedoradz, Otyn, zielonogorski (0809), Lubuskie
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 23766 229 135 23631 0
Outbreak 2 (2/2020) Wieckowice, Dopiewo, poznanski (3021), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 02/04/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10074 165 165 9909 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 33840 394 300 33540 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 1.16% 0.89% 76.14% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • 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 Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 20/03/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 05/04/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations