West Nile Fever,
France
Information received on 15/10/2020 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 12/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 26/08/2020
Report date 14/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 15/10/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/12/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent West Nile virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (26/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/10/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (2020-04) FIGARI, FIGARI, Corse-Du-Sud
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
Equidae 4 1
Affected population Clinical symptoms on a horse (neurological disorders). No movement of this equidae during the past months.
Outbreak 2 (2020-05) LECCI, LECCI, Corse-Du-Sud
Date of start of the outbreak 02/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 40 1
Affected population Clinical symptoms on a horse (neurological disorders). No movement of this equidae during the past months.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 44 2
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 4.55% ** ** **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • 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