Information received on 17/08/2020 from Dr Georgi Avetisyan, Head, Food Safety Inspection Body of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, e ARM Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia, YEREVAN, Armenia
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 06/03/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 10/03/2020
Report date 17/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 17/08/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 04/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Rabies virus
Serotype Not typed
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (17/08/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Verin Karmir Aghpyur, Tavoush
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Dogs 1 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Dogs 1 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Dogs 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Republican Veterinary Sanitary and Phytosanitary Center of Laboratory Services (National laboratory) Dogs immune electron microscopy 14/08/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations