Foot and mouth disease,
Israel
Information received on 06/01/2021 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. 1
Date of start of the event 01/01/2021
Date of confirmation of the event 04/01/2021
Report date 06/01/2021
Date submitted to OIE 06/01/2021
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/09/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus (PanAsia-2)
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/01/2021)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/01/2021)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/01/2021)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments The epidemiology investigation is carried on.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Hazafon Cattle 1150
    Goats 1440
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kimron Veterinary Institute, FMD Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle nucleotide sequencing 06/01/2021 Positive
Kimron Veterinary Institute, FMD Laboratory (National laboratory) Goats nucleotide sequencing 06/01/2021 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.