Disease Reports of Note During Q4 2017

The following is a selection of reports through the press. This does not include all outbreaks. It should be noted that more reports will be expected from countries with better surveillance systems and frequency of reporting does not provide an indication of prevalence.

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Africa

Botswana  OIE reported a Newcastle disease outbreak.
Cote d’Ivoire Recurrence of African Swine Fever (ASF) reported by the OIE.
Namibia OIE reported an outbreak of anthrax with the death of 109 hippopotamus in the Kavango River.
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Asia

Cambodia   Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 reported by the OIE, affecting chicken at a poultry farm.
China        O serotype of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) detected on a pig breeding farm in Guangdong.
China OIE reported highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 in Hong Kong, found in black-faced spoonbill, no spread of virus evident.
Japan OIE reported highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 in Japan in a mute swan.
Kyrgyzstan

Anthrax reported by the OIE.

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Europe

Bulgaria OIE reported a highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 outbreak.
Bulgaria Newcastle disease reported by the OIE.
Croatia OIE reported equine piroplasmosis for the first time in 16 years.
Cyprus Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 reported by the OIE, non-poultry.
France OIE reported Newcastle disease.
Greece Bluetongue (BTV) serotype 16 reported by the OIE.
Italy OIE reported serotype 3 of bluetongue (BTV).
Italy Anthrax reported by the OIE.
Kazakhstan A canine case of rabies has been reported by the OIE.
Malta Bovine tuberculosis reported by the OIE.
Moldova OIE reported African swine fever (ASF) and the first occurrence of ASF in wild boar.
Netherlands OIE reported sub-clinical infection of low pathogenic avian influenza H5N2.
Netherlands OIE reported highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6, which is distinct from the Asian zoonotic H5N6. A 10 km protection zone has been established.
Poland First occurrence of African swine fever (ASF) in wild boar, two outbreaks reported by the OIE.
Portugal OIE reported a case of West Nile fever.
Spain A goshawk has been found to have lineage 2 West Nile fever virus, according to the OIE report.
Spain OIE report of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) detected during routine surveillance; the cow was born in 1999.
Switzerland A sub-clinical case of bluetongue BTV8 reported by the OIE.
Switzerland OIE report of a mute swan infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6.
Russia OIE reported a new outbreak of O serotype of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
Russia First occurrence of African swine fever (ASF) reported by the OIE, followed by ASF outbreaks in a number of oblasts.
Russia OIE reported a new case of classical swine fever (CSF).
Russia A new outbreak of lumpy skin disease (LSD) reported by the OIE.
Russia OIE reported highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2.
Ukraine Multiple outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) reported by the OIE.
United Kingdom A group of cattle in Scotland imported from France identified as infected with bluetongue virus (BTV).
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Middle East

Palestine OIE reported foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Palestinian Autonomous Territories, not yet typed.
Turkey Bluetongue (BTV), serotype 4, reported by the OIE.
Turkey OIE reported serotype 16 of bluetongue (BTV).
Turkey Bluetongue (BTV), serotype 4, reported by the OIE.
Turkey OIE reported serotype 16 of bluetongue (BTV).
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North America

Dominican Republic OIE reported low pathogenic avian influenza H5N2.
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Oceania

No reports available at this time.

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South America

No reports available at this time.

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