Rift Valley fever,
South Sudan
Information received on 03/04/2018 from Dr Jacob Maiju Korok, Acting Director General, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Tourism, Animal Resources, Fisheries, Cooperatives, JUBA, South Sudan
Report type Follow-up report No. 3 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 11/12/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 02/03/2018
Report date 31/03/2018
Date submitted to OIE 03/04/2018
Date event resolved 03/04/2018
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Phlebovirus (Bunyaviridae)
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (08/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (31/03/2018)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Quarantine
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
Future Reporting
The event cannot be considered resolved, but the situation is sufficiently stable. No more follow-up reports will be sent. Information about this disease will be included in the next six-monthly reports.