Lumpy skin disease,
Chinese Taipei
Information received on 26/11/2020 from Dr Wen-Jane Tu, Chief Veterinary Officer, Director General, Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
Report type Follow-up report No. 4 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 08/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 10/07/2020
Report date 26/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 26/11/2020
Date event resolved 01/10/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (10/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (03/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (26/11/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vector surveillance
  • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
  • Control of vectors
  • Disinfestation
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Quarantine
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Kinmen County Cattle 6342 Live
  • Movement control inside the country
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.