According to the data from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) 1,321 outbreaks of animal highly dangerous diseases were registered during a period from 22 till 28 November 2014.
New outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) were reported from Russia (2 outbreaks in the Kaluga Oblast: settlement of Lopatino, Tarusa Raion, and village of Zavorovo, Zhukovsky Raion), Latvia (6), Lithuania (3) and Poland (1).
Bluetongue epidemics covered the territory of Greece. During the last week veterinary services of the country registered 966 disease outbreaks; outbreaks were also reported from Bulgaria (203), Hungary (7), Italy (101), Romania (8) and Croatia (5).
Three new outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis were confirmed by USA veterinary services.
Foot and mouth disease (FMD) was registered in China (1 outbreak) and the Republic of South Africa (RSA) (2 outbreaks).
Complementary to FMD veterinary services of the RSA reported on 5 outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza and 1 outbreak of equine contagious metritis.
As for avian diseases, 1 outbreak of Newcastle disease was registered in Israel and outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza were found in Germany (1), India (2), Netherlands (2) and Japan (1).
Specialists of the FGBI “ARRIAH” Information and Analytical Centre continue to monitor the development of epidemic situations on highly dangerous animal and avian diseases worldwide.
FGBI “ARRIAH” Press Office