Peste des petits ruminants,
Algeria
Information received on 20/12/2018 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 Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 23/10/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 25/10/2018
Report date 20/12/2018
Date submitted to OIE 20/12/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 20/03/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Peste des petits ruminants virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (26/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (30/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (17/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (01/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (09/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (16/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (23/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (06/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (20/08/2019)
New outbreaks (6)
Outbreak 1 Bedjene, Bedjene, El Ogla, Tebessa
Date of start of the outbreak 23/10/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 400 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Stah Guentis, Stah Guentis, El Ogla, Tebessa
Date of start of the outbreak 28/10/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 830 5 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 El Mazraa, El Mazraa, El Ogla, Tebessa
Date of start of the outbreak 28/10/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 730 3 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Thlidjen, Thlidjen, Cheria, Tebessa
Date of start of the outbreak 28/10/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 480 4 0 0 0
Outbreak 5 Sidi Makhlouf, Sidi Makhlouf, Sidi Makhlouf, Laghouat
Date of start of the outbreak 12/11/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 290 8 0 0 0
Outbreak 6 chemini, chemini, chemini, Bejaia
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Goats 90 8 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 6
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2730 22 0 0 0
Goats 90 8 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 0.81% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Goats 8.89% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The animals present in the outbreaks were placed under containment.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • 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) Sheep competitive ELISA (c-ELISA) 25/10/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations