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Event summary: Foot and mouth disease, South Africa
Start of event 12/10/2018
Confirmation 12/10/2018
Report date 29/10/2018
Submission date 29/10/2018
Reason Recurrence
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Number of outbreaks 1
Date resolved Continuing
Epidemiological comments Within South Africa's FMD Protection Zone. Does not affect South Africa's FMD free status. Buffalo tested for movement were positive on serology. Serotype could not be determined. Coordinates altered for confidentiality as required by South African legislation.
South Africa has submitted the following immediate notification and follow-up report (s) to OIE.

View Report Date Date submitted to OIE Report Type
Full report 29/10/2018 29/10/2018 Immediate notification
Full report 23/05/2019 23/05/2019 Follow-up Report 1