Foot and mouth disease,
Morocco
Information received on 10/01/2019 from Dr Abderrahman El Abrak, Directeur des Services Vétérinaires, Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires (ONSSA), Ministère de l'Agriculture et de la Pêche Maritime, Rabat, Morocco
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 01/01/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 07/01/2019
Report date 10/01/2019
Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 13/11/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (10/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (25/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (08/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (15/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (22/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (01/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (08/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (15/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (22/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (29/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (05/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (12/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (19/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (26/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (03/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (17/05/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 ouled sidi chennane, Krifate, Fquih Ben saleh, BÉNI MELLAL-KHÉNIFRA
Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (07/01/2019)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 81 9 1 80 0
Sheep 55 0 0 55 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 81 9 1 80 0
Sheep 55 0 0 55 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 11.11% 1.23% 11.11% 100.00%
Sheep 0.00% 0.00% - 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
ONSSA Regional Analysis and Research Laboratory in Casablanca (Local laboratory) Cattle Non-structural protein ELISA 09/01/2019 Positive
ONSSA Regional Analysis and Research Laboratory in Casablanca (Local laboratory) Cattle real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 09/01/2019 Positive
ONSSA Regional Analysis and Research Laboratory in Marrakech (Local laboratory) Cattle Non-structural protein ELISA 07/01/2019 Positive
ONSSA Regional Analysis and Research Laboratory in Marrakech (Local laboratory) Cattle real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/01/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations