African swine fever,
Philippines
Information received on 20/06/2020 from Dr Ronnie Domingo, Officer-In-Charge, Chief Veterinary Officer, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture, Manila, Philippines
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 29/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 02/02/2020
Report date 20/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 20/06/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (03/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (06/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (20/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (26/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/09/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Illegal movement of animals
Epidemiological comments As part of disease control measures, swine in backyard farms in the following villages: Bolila, Culaman, Demoloc, Felis, Kibalatong, Kilalag, Lagumit, Macol, Mana, New Argao, Pinalpalan, Sangay,Talogoy, Tical, Ticulon, Tingolo were killed and disposed of. All susceptible animals, i.e. 6036 swine in total, were killed and disposed of.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Traceability
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.