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Foot and mouth disease,
United Kingdom


Information received on 06/11/2007 from Dr Debby Reynolds, Director General & Chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Director General for Animal Health & Welfare, London, United Kingdom

Summary

Report type Follow-up report No. 13
Start date 29/07/2007
Date of confirmation of event 03/08/2007
Report date 06/11/2007
Date submitted to OIE 06/11/2007
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/2001
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
Report pertains to Entire country
Related reports
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report

Epidemiology
Source of infection
  • Laboratory escape
Epidemiological comments The protection zone around the previous outbreak has been lifted; the surveillance zone established in September has been lifted and the further restricted zone remains in place. Surveillance and epidemiological inquiry is ongoing.

Control measures
Measures already applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • None specified


Foot and mouth disease,
United Kingdom


Information received on 09/11/2007 from Dr Debby Reynolds, Director General & Chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Director General for Animal Health & Welfare, London, United Kingdom

Summary

Report type Follow-up report No. 14
Start date 29/07/2007
Date of confirmation of event 03/08/2007
Report date 09/11/2007
Date submitted to OIE 09/11/2007
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/2001
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
Report pertains to Entire country
Related reports
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report

Epidemiology
Source of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The protection zone around the previous outbreak has been lifted; the surveillance zone established in September has been lifted and the further restricted zone remains in place. Surveillance and epidemiological inquiry is ongoing.

Control measures
Measures already applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • None specified