African swine fever,
Information received on 16/08/2019 from Dr Ye Tun Win, Chief Veterinary Officer Director General, Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 01/08/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 09/08/2019
Report date 16/08/2019
Date submitted to OIE 16/08/2019
Date event resolved 27/12/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (27/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (08/01/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Panghseng, Panghseng, Matman, Shan State
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (27/12/2019)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3 2 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3 2 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 66.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Illegal movement of animals
  • Swill feeding
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • 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
Mandalay Veterinary Diagnosis Laboratory & Yangon Veterinary Diagnosis Laboratory (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 15/08/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations