Epizootic haemorrhagic disease,
Israel
Information received on 29/11/2020 from Dr Tamir Goshen, Acting Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Beit Dagan, Israel
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 14/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 08/11/2020
Report date 29/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 29/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (29/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (07/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (12/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (27/12/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (LAHAVOT HABASHAN) LAHAVOT HABASHAN, Tsefat, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 400 3
Affected population Free ranging beef cattle. One affected cow aborted.
Outbreak 2 (SHARONA) SHARONA, Kineret, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1
Affected population Milking herd. Fever and drop in milk.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 400 4
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle ** ** ** **
*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
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Control of vectors
  • 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
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle pathogen isolation by egg inoculation 25/11/2020 Positive
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle pathogen isolation on cell culture Pending
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 08/11/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations