African swine fever,
Philippines
Information received on 26/06/2020 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. 4
Date of start of the event 29/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 02/02/2020
Report date 26/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 26/06/2020
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)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Sitio Laho, Sitio Laho, Marilog District, Davao City, Davao Del Sur
Date of start of the outbreak 26/05/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (02/06/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10 5 0 10 0
Affected population backyard farms
Outbreak 2 Buenavista, Buenavista, Bansalan, Davao (Davao Del Norte)
Date of start of the outbreak 05/06/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 15 5 0 15 0
Affected population backyard population
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 25 10 0 25 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 40.00% 0.00% 0.00% 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
  • 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.
Map of outbreak locations