Lumpy skin disease: Workshop on risk assessment and data collection for epidemiology, control and surveillance

lumpy skin disease, data collection, bovine, vaccination, surveillance
First published in EFSA Supporting Publications
23 November 2018
Approved
20 November 2018
Type
Event report

Abstract

Abstract The epidemics of lumpy skin disease in EU has been controlled mainly thanks to the coordinated control measures taken in the Balkan region, based above all on regional vaccination campaign. Since before the epidemics EFSA has been performing risk assessment on LSD to support the decision making process both for EC and also for the national authorities. Periodical meetings with representatives from affected and at risk countries have been organised by EFSA in order to commonly agree on type of data to collect and share by the national authorities to serve the risk assessment. This workshop aimed to update the data models used so far, to verify with the country representatives what kind of risk assessment EFSA can provide in the future that may be useful for better planning control and surveillance measures.

Contact
alpha [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/sp.efsa.2018.EN-1520
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