Bluetongue,
Greece
Information received on 29/12/2020 from Mrs Chrysoula Dile, Head, Animal Health Directorate, Ministry of Rural Development and Food, ATHENS, Greece
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 13
Date of start of the event 27/07/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 30/07/2020
Report date 29/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 29/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 29/02/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (20/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (01/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (11/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (05/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (08/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (09/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (26/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (27/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (24/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (27/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (29/12/2020)
New outbreaks (35)
Outbreak 1 LESVOS 342, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 260 6 2 0 0
Outbreak 2 ARGOLIDA 343, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 13/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 108 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 LAKONIA 345, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 20/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 190 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 MESSINIA 370, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 190 10 5 0 0
Outbreak 5 MESSINIA 371, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 201 10 3 0 0
Outbreak 6 MESSINIA 372, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 80 30 7 0 0
Outbreak 7 RODOPI 347, Anatoliki Makedonia Kai Thraki
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 232 30 8 0 0
Outbreak 8 LESVOS 350, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 425 15 0 0 0
Outbreak 9 LESVOS 351, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 285 13 0 0 0
Outbreak 10 LESVOS 352, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 285 15 2 0 0
Outbreak 11 LESVOS 353, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 144 12 2 0 0
Outbreak 12 LESVOS 354, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 144 12 0 0 0
Outbreak 13 LESVOS 355, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 101 10 1 0 0
Outbreak 14 LESVOS 356, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 239 10 2 0 0
Outbreak 15 LESVOS 357, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 23/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 425 10 2 0 0
Outbreak 16 DRAMA 344, Anatoliki Makedonia Kai Thraki
Date of start of the outbreak 24/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 522 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 17 LASITHI 374, Kriti
Date of start of the outbreak 25/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 156 12 1 0 0
Outbreak 18 LASITHI 375, Kriti
Date of start of the outbreak 25/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 234 14 6 0 0
Outbreak 19 LESVOS 348, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 26/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 884 15 2 0 0
Outbreak 20 LESVOS 349, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 158 8 1 0 0
Outbreak 21 MESSINIA 369, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 137 35 9 0 0
Outbreak 22 LESVOS 373, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 207 12 2 0 0
Outbreak 23 LESVOS 358, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 166 8 0 0 0
Outbreak 24 LESVOS 359, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 249 11 3 0 0
Outbreak 25 LESVOS 360, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 136 15 3 0 0
Outbreak 26 LESVOS 361, Voreio Aigaio
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 351 8 1 0 0
Outbreak 27 MESSINIA 362, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 543 50 20 0 0
Outbreak 28 MESSINIA 363, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 31 10 5 0 0
Outbreak 29 MESSINIA 364, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 137 30 2 0 0
Outbreak 30 MESSINIA 365, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 18 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 31 MESSINIA 366, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 150 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 32 MESSINIA 367, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 07/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 130 30 5 0 0
Outbreak 33 MESSINIA 368, Peloponnisos
Date of start of the outbreak 07/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 155 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 34 LASITHI 346, Kriti
Date of start of the outbreak 07/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2341 126 70 0 0
Outbreak 35 LASITHI 377, Kriti
Date of start of the outbreak 07/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 237 28 18 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 35
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 8909 538 159 0 0
Sheep / goats 1342 73 23 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 6.04% 1.78% 29.55% 1.78%
Sheep / goats 5.44% 1.71% 31.51% 1.71%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Vectors
Epidemiological comments The outbreaks were confirmed in the context of passive surveillance.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
  • 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
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 20/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/12/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/12/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Athens Veterinary Center, Dept. of Molecular Diagnostic, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Disease (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 25/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/10/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 13/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 20/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 25/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 26/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 30/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 18/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/12/2020 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations