Bluetongue,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 19/08/2020 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. 6
Date of start of the event 12/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 17/07/2020
Report date 19/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 19/08/2020
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)
New outbreaks (10)
Outbreak 1 Pkliste, Pkliste, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 05/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Goats 9 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Rankovce, Rankovce, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 05/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 119 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 zidilovo, zidilovo, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 05/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 72 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Cvetovo, Cvetovo, Skopje, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 06/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 139 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 Ratevo, Ratevo, Berovo, Berovo
Date of start of the outbreak 09/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 23 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 6 Mojanci, Mojanci, Skopje, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 144 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 7 Mojanci, Mojanci, Skopje, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 219 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 8 Mojanci, Mojanci, Skopje, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 56 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 9 Razlovci, Razlovci, Delcevo, Delcevo
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 52 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 10 Razlovci, Razlovci, Delcevo, Delcevo
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 80 2 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 10
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Goats 9 1 0 0 0
Sheep 904 23 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Goats 11.11% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Sheep 2.54% 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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
  • 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