Rabbit haemorrhagic disease,
Information received on 31/12/2020 from Dr Him Hoo Yap, Chief Veterinary Officer, Director General, Animal & Veterinary Service, National Parks Board, Singapore, Singapore
Report type Follow-up report No. 5 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 24/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 16/09/2020
Report date 31/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 31/12/2020
Date event resolved 16/11/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus
Serotype RHDV2
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (25/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (09/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (05/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (31/12/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments As of 7 December 2020, no new cases or deaths due to rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) have been detected. More than 60 days have passed since the detection of the last confirmed case of RHD. These findings suggest that the spread of RHD within the community has been very limited. The Animal & Veterinary Service will continue to monitor the situation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • 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.