Bluetongue,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 10/11/2020 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. 15
Date of start of the event 12/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 17/07/2020
Report date 10/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 10/11/2020
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 (7)
Outbreak 1 Mnastirsko Dolenci, Manastrisko Dolenci, Drugovo, Kicevo
Date of start of the outbreak 22/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 163 2 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 Dolni Stubol, Dolni Stubol, Probistip, Probistip
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 37 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 Kazandol, Kazandol, Valandovo, Valandovo
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 117 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Nikolikj, Nikolikj, Dojran, Gevgelija
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 140 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 Pisica, Pisica, Probistip, Probistip
Date of start of the outbreak 26/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 155 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 6 Marvinci, Marvinci, Valandovo, Valandovo
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 197 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 7 Marena, Marena, Kavadarci, Kavadarci
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 304 1 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 1113 18 3 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep / goats 1.62% 0.27% 16.67% 0.27%
*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