Lumpy skin disease,
Hong Kong (SAR - PRC)
Information received on 29/12/2020 from Dr Thomas Sit, Chief Veterinary Officer / Assistant Director (Inspection & Quarantine), Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Hong Kong , Hong Kong (SAR - PRC)
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 04/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 21/11/2020
Report date 29/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 29/12/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (24/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (11/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (29/12/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Situation similar to the last report.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
The Pirbright Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle virus isolation 23/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.