Foot and mouth disease,
Israel
Information received on 23/02/2017 from Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 04/02/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 06/02/2017
Report date 20/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 23/02/2017
Date event resolved 07/03/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 07/12/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot-and-mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (08/04/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The epidemiological investigation is ongoing. Samples from the Gaza strip were sent to the Kimron Veterinary Institute and were found positive to serotype O.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.