Bluetongue,
Luxembourg
Information received on 24/12/2020 from Dr Felix Wildschütz, Directeur, Administration des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de la Viticulture et du Développement Rural, Strassen, Luxembourg
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 28/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 07/09/2020
Report date 24/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 24/12/2020
Date event resolved 24/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 31/12/2008
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/12/2020)
New outbreaks (24)
Outbreak 1 (lmve2006587) Waldbillig, Echternach
Date of start of the outbreak 14/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 629 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 (lmve2007071) Dahl, Wiltz
Date of start of the outbreak 23/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 167 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 3 (lmve2007071) Nommern, Mersch
Date of start of the outbreak 23/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (24/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 167 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 4 (lmve2007068) Rodenbourg, Grevenmacher
Date of start of the outbreak 23/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 417 3 0 3 0
Outbreak 5 (lmve2007073) Peppange, Esch-Sur-Alzette
Date of start of the outbreak 23/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (23/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 59 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 6 (lmve2007073) Huttange, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 23/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 463 2 0 1 0
Outbreak 7 (lmve2007252) Kuborn, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 30/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 170 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 8 (lmve2007254) Ospern, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 30/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 189 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 9 (lmve2007252) Calmus, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 30/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (30/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 155 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 10 (lmve2007919) Brouch, Mersch
Date of start of the outbreak 21/10/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/10/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 209 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 11 (lmve2007917) Berlé, Wiltz
Date of start of the outbreak 21/10/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 173 2 0 2 0
Outbreak 12 (lmve2007918) Girsterklaus, Echternach
Date of start of the outbreak 21/10/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/10/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 107 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 13 (lmve2007869) Hoffelt, Clervaux
Date of start of the outbreak 21/10/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (21/10/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 231 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 14 (lmve2008148) Hoscheid, Diekirch
Date of start of the outbreak 28/10/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/10/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 82 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 15 (lmve2008148) Redange, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 28/10/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (02/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 275 2 0 2 0
Outbreak 16 (lmve2008343) Dellen, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 04/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 240 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 17 (lmve2008589) Mertzig, Diekirch
Date of start of the outbreak 11/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 231 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 18 (lmve2008829) Oberfeulen, Diekirch
Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 192 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 19 (lmve2008824) Calmus, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 251 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 20 (lmve2009337) Schuttrange, Luxembourg
Date of start of the outbreak 02/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 323 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 21 (lmve2009336) Colpach-Bas, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 02/12/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (02/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 2514 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 22 (lmve2009454) Clemency, Capellen
Date of start of the outbreak 08/12/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (09/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 183 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 23 (lmve2009835) Rambrouch, Redange
Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (16/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 533 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 24 (lmve2010083) Ermsdorf, Diekirch
Date of start of the outbreak 23/12/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (23/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 337 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 24
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 8297 29 2 18 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 0.35% 0.02% 6.90% 0.24%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
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
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 07/09/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 16/09/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 23/09/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 23/09/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 23/09/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 23/09/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 30/09/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 14/10/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 14/10/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 21/10/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 28/10/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 03/11/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 11/11/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 18/11/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 01/12/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 02/12/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 08/12/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 16/12/2020 Positive
State Veterinary Medicine Laboratory (LMVE) (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 23/12/2020 Positive
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.
Map of outbreak locations