Lumpy skin disease,
Vietnam
Information received on 09/12/2020 from Dr Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoļ, Vietnam
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 05/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 16/10/2020
Report date 09/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 09/12/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (01/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/12/2020)
New outbreaks (5)
Outbreak 1 Dan Chu, Dan Chu, Hoa An, Cao Bang
Date of start of the outbreak 05/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 8 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Minh Long, Minh Long, Ha Lang, Cao Bang
Date of start of the outbreak 08/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 53 0 8 0
Outbreak 3 Lien Hoi, Lien Hoi, Van Quan, Lang Son
Date of start of the outbreak 20/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 6 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Y Tich, Y Tich, Chi Lang, Lang Son
Date of start of the outbreak 21/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 21 0 1 0
Outbreak 5 Thanh Cong, Thanh Cong, Nguyen Binh, Cao Bang
Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 89 0 9 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle ** ** 0.00% **
*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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments All affected cattle raised in small households (one to five animals/household)
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • 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