According to the OIE data 37 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were registered around the world from April 2 to April 8, 2016.
African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks were detected in Latvia (9), Lithuania (2), Poland (1) and Estonia (12).
French Veterinary Services detected 4 bluetongue outbreaks. HPAI outbreaks were registered in Nigeria (3). Newcastle disease was detected in birds in Botswana (1).
The following diseases were registered in the territories of the countries previously free from them:Rift Valley fever – Uganda (1) Peste des petits ruminants – Maldives (1);
Besides the abovementioned, the following animal diseases which are not considered as highly-dangerous were detected in the world last month:Myxomatosis – Mexico (1); Anthrax – Ukraine (1); Low pathogenic avian influenza – France (1).
Specialists of the FGBI “ARRIAH” Information Analysis Centre continue to monitor the global epidemic situation on highly dangerous animal and avian diseases.
FGBI “ARRIAH” Press-office