West Nile Fever,
Information received on 03/11/2020 from Dr. Susana Pombo, Director General, General Directorate of Food and Veterinary (DGAV), Ministry of Agriculture, Lisboa, Portugal
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 11/10/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 15/10/2019
Report date 07/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 03/11/2020
Date event resolved 03/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 11/10/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent West Nile virus
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/10/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Vectors
Epidemiological comments Voluntary vaccination recommendation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event cannot be considered resolved, but the situation is sufficiently stable. No more follow-up reports will be sent. Information about this disease will be included in the next six-monthly reports.