Sheep pox and goat pox,
Information received on 10/09/2017 from Dr Ibrahim Mahrous Saleh Mohamed, Chairman, General Organization for Veterinary Services (GOVS), Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Cairo, Egypt
Report type Follow-up report No. 2 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 02/02/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 28/02/2017
Report date 10/09/2017
Date submitted to OIE 10/09/2017
Date event resolved 01/06/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Sheep pox virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/09/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Al Wadi Al Jadid Goats 233
    Sheep 1490
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Treatment of affected animals (Topical - Antibiotic - Analgesic)
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.