African swine fever,
Germany
Information received on 16/10/2020 from Dr Dietrich Rassow, Director for Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Berlin, Germany
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 14
Date of start of the event 09/09/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 10/09/2020
Report date 16/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 16/10/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (10/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (23/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (25/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (28/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (30/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (02/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (05/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (08/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (09/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (12/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (14/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (16/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (23/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 16 (28/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 18 (02/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 19 (06/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 20 (11/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 21 (18/11/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (20-011-00069) Schenkend÷bern, Spree-Nei▀e, Brandenburg
Date of start of the outbreak 13/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 (20-011-00070) Neuzelle, Oder-Spree, Brandenburg
Date of start of the outbreak 15/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Wild boar polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 14/10/2020 Positive
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (National laboratory) Wild boar polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 16/10/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations