Bluetongue,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 07/08/2020 from Dr Zoran Atanasov, Director Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency , North Macedonia, SKOPJE, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 5
Date of start of the event 12/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 17/07/2020
Report date 07/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 07/08/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/02/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (31/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (28/09/2020)
New outbreaks (8)
Outbreak 1 Stinik, Stinik, Novo Selo, Strumica
Date of start of the outbreak 25/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 256 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Norovo, Norovo, Krusevo, Krusevo
Date of start of the outbreak 25/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 3 0 0 0 0
Sheep 315 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 Garnikovo, Garnikovo, Kavadarci, Kavadarci
Date of start of the outbreak 26/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 303 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Demir Kapija, Demir Kapija, Demir Kapija, Kavadarci
Date of start of the outbreak 27/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 108 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 Bartalija, Bartalija, Rankovce, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 29/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 201 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 6 Dracevica, Dracevica, Studenicani, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 04/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 78 7 0 0 0
Outbreak 7 Padaliste, Padaliste, Gostivar, Gostivar
Date of start of the outbreak 04/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 4 0 0 0 0
Sheep / goats 158 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 8 Kicevo, Kicevo, Kicevo, Kicevo
Date of start of the outbreak 04/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 9 1 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 8
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 1104 17 0 0 0
Cattle 16 1 0 0 0
Sheep 315 3 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep / goats 1.54% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cattle 6.25% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Sheep 0.95% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*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
  • Vector surveillance
  • Control of vectors
  • Disinfestation
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Traceability
  • Screening
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations