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Event summary: Foot and mouth disease, Algeria
Start of event 24/03/2017
Confirmation 28/03/2017
Report date 31/03/2017
Submission date 31/03/2017
Reason New strain in the country
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Number of outbreaks 108
Date resolved 12/08/2017
Epidemiological comments Prospection Launching of the national vaccination campaign against serotype O of foot and mouth disease because of its presence in the region. Measures are being taken to face the occurrence of this new serotype (A) in the country (vaccines not available yet).
Algeria has submitted the following immediate notification and follow-up report (s) to OIE.

View Report Date Date submitted to OIE Report Type
Full report 31/03/2017 31/03/2017 Immediate notification
Full report 06/04/2017 06/04/2017 Follow-up Report 1
Full report 21/05/2018 21/05/2018 Follow-up Report 2 (Resolved : 12/08/2017 Final report )