Foot and mouth disease,
Zambia
Information received on 09/12/2018 from Dr Yona Sinkala, Director, Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Lusaka, Zambia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 23/03/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 24/03/2018
Report date 09/12/2018
Date submitted to OIE 09/12/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (06/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (09/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (29/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (03/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (18/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/09/2019)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Central Cattle 31443 Animals vaccinated in both Chisamba and Chibombo districts
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.