Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor)
Global Epidemic Situation on Highly Dangerous Animal Diseases for April 2016


29.06.2016 15:04

According to the OIE data 182 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were registered around the world from April 1 to April 29, 2016.

Russia reported on the detected CSF outbreak:

In hunting establishment “Tigrovoe”, Mikhailovsy Raion of the Primorsky Krai. Wild boar carcasses (2 animals) were discovered in the territory of the hunting establishment, near “Tigrovy” village. Laboratory tests confirmed that the animals were CSFV-infected.

African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks were detected in Latvia (9), Lithuania (10), Poland (3), Ukraine (1) and Estonia (12). One ASF outbreak was registered in Kenya.

African horse sickness outbreak was registered in the Republic of South Africa.

French Veterinary Services informed about the detection of 41 bluetongue outbreaks and a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Sheep and goat pox was registered in Mongolia (11). Five outbreaks of lumpy skin disease were detected in Greece.

HPAI outbreaks were registered in Vietnam (2), Ghana (2), Mexico (25), Nigeria (3) and in Taiwan (7). Newcastle disease was detected by veterinary services of Botswana (1), Israel (9) and Romania (2).

The following diseases were registered in the territories of the countries previously free from them:

- Highly pathogenic avian influenza – Iraq (6), Lebanon (1), Myanmar (1);

Rift Valley fever – Uganda (1) Lumpy skin disease – Bulgaria (15), Macedonia (4); Peste des petits ruminants – Maldives (1);

The following diseases were reported to the OIE last month:

Middle East respiratory syndrome in Saudi Arabia (3); Anthrax in Ukraine (1); Low-pathogenic avian influenza in France (1).

Specialists of the FGBI “ARRIAH” Information Analysis Centre continue to monitor the global epidemic situation on highly dangerous animal and avian diseases.

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