Newcastle disease,
Information received on 07/09/2019 from Dr. Gay Gutiérrez Juan, Director General de Salud Animal, Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (SENASICA), Secretaría de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural (SADER), Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Report type Follow-up report No. 12
Date of start of the event 01/01/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 26/01/2019
Report date 06/09/2019
Date submitted to OIE 07/09/2019
Date event resolved 31/08/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Newcastle disease virus, pathogenic strain
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (22/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (01/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (15/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (22/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (29/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (05/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (12/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (28/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (09/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (06/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (17/12/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Tlalpan, Distrito Federal
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (31/08/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7 7 7 0 0
Affected population Derivado de la vigilancia epidemiológica, se detectó la presencia de la enfermedad de Newcastle sin signología clínica en un predio de traspatio.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7 7 7 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments In all holdings, permanent quarantines were set up and ban on bringing in or out birds enforced. The destruction and disposal of birds including elements at risk in addition to cleaning, washing and disinfection of the facilities were carried out in all identified outbreaks. Epidemiological Investigation and sampling in the area around the outbreaks is continuing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • 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.
Map of outbreak locations