Foot and mouth disease,
Myanmar
Information received on 10/12/2019 from Dr Ye Tun Win, Chief Veterinary Officer Director General, Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 15/11/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 22/11/2019
Report date 10/12/2019
Date submitted to OIE 10/12/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 02/07/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype A
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak cluster 1 Thininn,Kanthonesint, Taikkyi, Northen, Yangon (2 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (23/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 17 8 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Myiitkyoe, Hmawbi, Northern, Yangon
Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (23/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 8 2 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 25 10 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 40.00% 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
  • Illegal movement of animals
  • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Movement control inside the country
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Yangon Veterinary Diagnosis Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) 22/11/2019 Positive
Yangon Veterinary Diagnosis Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) 27/11/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations