Information received on 13/08/2020 from Dr Kalysbek Jumakanov, Director Chief State Veterinary Inspector (CVO), State Inspectorate of Veterinary and Phyto-Sanitary Security, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Bishkek , Kyrgyzstan
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 04/08/2020
Report date 13/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 13/08/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2019
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 (13/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/09/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Kara-Suu, Toguz-Bulak, Papan, Osh
Date of start of the outbreak 02/08/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/08/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 100 1 1 0 0
Affected population From the village of Toguz-Bulak, Papan ayil okmotu, Kara-Suu district, Osh oblast, 8 people were hospitalized in the infectious diseases department of the Regional Clinical Hospital with suspected anthrax. According to the results of the study, anthrax was isolated for one person. Also, soil samples were taken from the place of slaughter, anthrax was isolated as a result.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 100 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 1.00% 1.00% 100.00% 1.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Quarantine, vaccination of susceptible animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Osh Cattle 315
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Center for Veterinary Diagnostics and Expertise in the Southern Region (National laboratory) Cattle bacteriological examination 04/08/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations