Anthrax,
Azerbaijan
Information received on 28/07/2020 from Dr Galib Abdulaliyev, Head, CVO, Animal Health Department, Azerbaijan Food Safety Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 10/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 14/07/2020
Report date 28/07/2020
Date submitted to OIE 28/07/2020
Date event resolved 16/07/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/05/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bacillus anthracis
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/07/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
Epidemiological comments Vaccination has been done in January, before lambing. Affected sheep were not vaccinated due to less than three months age during the last vaccination campaign.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Disinfection
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.