Bluetongue,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 08/10/2020 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. 12
Date of start of the event 12/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 17/07/2020
Report date 08/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 08/10/2020
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 (18/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (31/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (01/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (28/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (29/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (30/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (02/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (05/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (08/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (09/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (26/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (10/11/2020)
New outbreaks (17)
Outbreak 1 Podrzi Konj, Podrzi Konj, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 193 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Zidilovo, Zidilovo, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 17/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 213 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 3 Gabrovo, Gabrovo, Delcevo, Delcevo
Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 31 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Radibus, Radibus, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 24/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 17 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 Luke, Luke, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 07/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 132 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 6 Uzem, Uzem, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 5 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 7 Baratlija, Baratlija, Kriva Palanka, Kriva Palanka
Date of start of the outbreak 12/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 170 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 8 Vesje, Vesje, Negotino, Negotino
Date of start of the outbreak 28/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 290 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 9 Korosista, Korosista, Struga, Struga
Date of start of the outbreak 28/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 19 3 3 0 0
Outbreak 10 Nova Maala, Nova Maala, Vasilevo, Strumica
Date of start of the outbreak 29/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 337 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 11 Berovo, Berovo, Berovo, Berovo
Date of start of the outbreak 29/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 165 11 6 0 0
Outbreak 12 Prevalec, Prevalec, Veles, Veles
Date of start of the outbreak 29/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 1093 9 0 0 0
Outbreak 13 Slatino, Slatino, Ohrid, Ohrid
Date of start of the outbreak 30/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 46 4 4 0 0
Outbreak 14 Prsovce, Prsovce, Tearce, Tetovo
Date of start of the outbreak 30/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 301 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 15 Bistrenci, Bistrenci, Demir Kapija, Negotino
Date of start of the outbreak 30/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 87 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 16 Gorno Barbarevo, Gorno Barbarevo, Probistip, Probistip
Date of start of the outbreak 01/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 813 12 0 0 0
Outbreak 17 Petrisino, Petrisino, Probistip, Probistip
Date of start of the outbreak 01/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 151 2 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 17
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 761 10 2 0 0
Sheep / goats 3302 52 13 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 1.31% 0.26% 20.00% 0.26%
Sheep / goats 1.57% 0.39% 25.00% 0.39%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Disinfestation
  • 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