Epizootic haemorrhagic disease,
Israel
Information received on 12/12/2020 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. 4
Date of start of the event 14/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 08/11/2020
Report date 12/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 12/12/2020
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)
Follow-up report No. 6 (17/01/2021)
New outbreaks (6)
Outbreak 1 (KANAF) KANAF, Golan, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 19/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 500 12 2
Affected population Beef herd. 10 abortions.
Outbreak 2 (BET HILLEL) BET HILLEL, Tsefat, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (25/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 150 3 2
Affected population Fattening calves.
Outbreak 3 (RAMAT HAKOVESH) RAMAT HAKOVESH, Petach-Tiqwa, Hamerkaz
Date of start of the outbreak 19/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 300 3
Affected population Milking herd. One of the heifers aborted.
Outbreak 4 (LAVI) LAVI, Kineret, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 29/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle
Affected population Milking herd. Fever and diarrhea
Outbreak 5 (OMEZ) OMEZ, HaSharon, Hamerkaz
Date of start of the outbreak 03/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 100 5 1
Affected population Milking herd
Outbreak 6 (AMIR) AMIR, Tsefat, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 03/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 500 20
Affected population Milking herd. Drop in milk and salivation.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 6
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1550 43 ** 2 3
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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Control of vectors
  • 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