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Suspension/reinstatement of status

Reinstatement of status
Suspension of status

Recovery of “FMD free zone where vaccination is not practised” status

Russia

Following an immediate notification received from the OIE Delegate of Russia of an outbreak of FMD in Respublika Bashkortostan, the "FMD free zone where vaccination is not practised” status of Russia, as recognised by the OIE World Assembly of Delegates in terms of Resolution No. 22 in May 2017, was suspended with effect from 30 September 2017.
The Delegate of Russia submitted a dossier to the OIE Director General requesting for the recovery of its “FMD free zone where vaccination is not practised” status in accordance with the relevant provisions of the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code (Terrestrial Code).
The Scientific Commission for Animal Diseases, by electronic correspondence amongst its members, considered the information provided by the Delegate of Russia. Based on the documentation submitted and in accordance with Resolution No. 15 of the 83rd General Session “Procedures for Member Countries for the official recognition and maintenance of disease status of certain animal diseases or risk status of bovine spongiform encephalopathy and for the endorsement of national official control programmes”, the Scientific Commission concluded that the zone of Russia fulfils the requirements of Article 8.8.7. of the Terrestrial Code to regain its previous “FMD free zone where vaccination is not practised” status with effect from 20 May 2019.

Suspension of “country having a FMD free zone where vaccination is not practised” status

South Africa

Following a notification received from the OIE Delegate of South Africa on an outbreak of FMD in Makhado Municipality, Limpopo Province, the "country having a FMD free zone where vaccination is not practised" status for South Africa, as recognised by the OIE World Assembly of Delegates in terms of Resolution No. 22 in May 2018, is suspended with effect from 2 January 2019.

Suspension of “FMD free zone where vaccination is practised” status

Colombia

Following an immediate notification received from the OIE Delegate of Colombia on an outbreak of FMD in Boyacá, the approval of the containment zone is withdrawn and the “FMD free zone where vaccination is practised" status of Colombia, as recognised by the OIE World Assembly of Delegates in terms of Resolution No. 22 in May 2018, is suspended with effect from 17 September 2018.

Following an immediate notification received from the OIE Delegate of Colombia on an outbreak of FMD in Cesar, the suspension of the above-mentioned status of Colombia is amended to take effect from 10 August 2018.

 

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