Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia,
Namibia
Information received on 26/06/2019 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 20/05/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 27/05/2019
Report date 26/06/2019
Date submitted to OIE 26/06/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/02/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Mycoplasma mycoides
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (26/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/07/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Karayi, Nkurenkuru, Nkurenkuru, Kavango West
Date of start of the outbreak 20/05/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 3 3 0 0
Affected population Three (3) adult cattle died with a history of coughing.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 3 3 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle ** ** 100.00% **
*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
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Kavango West Cattle 1133
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • 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 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 27/05/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations