Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 03/10/2017 from Dr Tashi Samdup, Director General, Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu, Bhutan
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 31/03/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 04/09/2017
Report date 03/10/2017
Date submitted to OIE 03/10/2017
Date event resolved 03/10/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Footh and mouth disease virus (lineage G-VII)
Serotype A
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (03/10/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Legal movement of animals
  • Animals in transit
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.