Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia,
Namibia
Information received on 31/08/2018 from Dr Adrianatus Florentius Maseke, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Windhoek, Namibia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 01/04/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 25/07/2018
Report date 31/08/2018
Date submitted to OIE 31/08/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to the whole country
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 Musese, Nkurenkuru, Nkurenkuru, Kavango West
Date of start of the outbreak 01/04/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 17 10 6
Outbreak 2 Masivi, Rundu, Ncucuni, Kavango East
Date of start of the outbreak 01/05/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 2000 12 7
Outbreak 3 Musese, Kavango West
Date of start of the outbreak 08/06/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 55 14 4
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 2072 36 17
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 1.74% 0.82% 47.22% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Illegal movement of animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Central veterinary laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle complement fixation test (CFT) 25/07/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations