Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia,
Information received on 26/06/2019 from Dr Adrianatus Florentius Maseke, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Windhoek, Namibia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 20/05/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 27/05/2019
Report date 26/06/2019
Date submitted to OIE 26/06/2019
Date event resolved 06/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/02/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Mycoplasma mycoides
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (26/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (06/02/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Karayi, Nkurenkuru, Nkurenkuru, Kavango West
Date of start of the outbreak 20/05/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (06/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 3 3 0 0
Affected population Three (3) adult cattle died with a history of coughing.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 3 3 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Illegal movement of animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Kavango West Cattle 1133
  • 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 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 27/05/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations