Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

For first time in 20 years: Anthrax case in Belarus

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • For first time in 20 years: Anthrax case in Belarus

    Source: https://belsat.eu/en/news/for-first-...se-in-belarus/

    For first time in 20 years: Anthrax case in Belarus
    2019.08.13 12:11

    On August 10, a horse was diagnosed with anthrax by local vets in Stolin district (Brest region).

    The animal belonged to a resident of the village of Khotamel, agriculture.by reports...

  • #2
    Anthrax,
    Belarus
    Information received on 12/08/2019 from Dr Ivan Smilhin, Deputy Minister, Director, Veterinary and Food Supervision, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Minsk, Belarus
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 08/08/2019
    Date of confirmation of the event 10/08/2019
    Report date 12/08/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 12/08/2019
    Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Bacillus anthracis
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Brest region, Chotomel, Stolin, Brest
    Date of start of the outbreak 08/08/2019
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Equidae 1 1 1 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Equidae 1 1 1 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Equidae 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Zoning
    • Disinfection
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Belarusian State Veterinary Centre (National laboratory) Equidae bacteriological examination 10/08/2019 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...reportid=31357
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

    Comment

    Working...
    X