Foot and mouth disease,
Algeria
Information received on 19/07/2018 from Dr Hachimi Karim Kaddour, Directeur des Services Vétérinaires (CVO), Direction des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l’Agriculture, du Développement Rural et de la Pêche, Alger, Algeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 20/06/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 22/06/2018
Report date 19/07/2018
Date submitted to OIE 19/07/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/05/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (28/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (19/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (06/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (17/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (31/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (07/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (05/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (08/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (19/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (03/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (17/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (01/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (09/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (16/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (23/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (06/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 18 (20/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 19 (09/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 20 (16/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (23/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 22 (30/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 23 (06/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 24 (13/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 25 (20/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 26 (27/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 27 (02/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 28 (15/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 29 (26/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 30 (02/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 31 (09/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 32 (16/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 33 (29/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 34 (06/02/2020)
New outbreaks (9)
Outbreak 1 Ouaguenoun, Ouaguenoun, Ouaguenoun, Tizi Ouzou
Date of start of the outbreak 26/06/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (16/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 5 1 0 0 5
Outbreak 2 Ighil Ali, Ighil Ali, Ighil Ali, Bejaia
Date of start of the outbreak 03/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (23/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 2 2 0 0 2
Outbreak 3 Ain Roua, Ain Roua, Setif
Date of start of the outbreak 08/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (29/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 59 59 0 0 59
Outbreak 4 Tindbar, Tindbar, Bejaia
Date of start of the outbreak 09/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (30/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 2 2 0 0 2
Outbreak 5 Darguina, Darguina, Bejaia
Date of start of the outbreak 10/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (30/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 30 30 0 30 0
Outbreak 6 Chlef, Chlef, Chlef, Chlef
Date of start of the outbreak 11/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (31/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 17 8 0 0 8
Outbreak 7 Draa Esmar, Draa Esmar, Medea
Date of start of the outbreak 13/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (02/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 6 2 0 0 2
Outbreak 8 Béni rached, Béni rached, Chlef
Date of start of the outbreak 14/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (05/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 7 4 1 2 4
Outbreak 9 Ouled Gacem, Ouled Gacem, Oum El Bouaghi
Date of start of the outbreak 15/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (05/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 5 5 0 0 5
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 9
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 133 113 1 32 87
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 84.96% 0.75% 0.88% 90.23%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Slaughter
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • 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 real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 22/06/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations