Anthrax,
Italy
Information received on 24/11/2020 from Dr Davide Lecchini, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate General for Veterinary Health and Veterinary MedicinalProducts (DGSAF), Ministry of Health, ROME, Italy
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 22/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 31/07/2020
Report date 24/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 24/11/2020
Date event resolved 23/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 08/07/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bacillus anthracis
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (03/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/11/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.