Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 16/12/2019 from Dr Ye Tun Win, Chief Veterinary Officer Director General, Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/12/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 12/12/2019
Report date 16/12/2019
Date submitted to OIE 16/12/2019
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 Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak cluster 1 Nyaungthonepin/Ngapa, Thanlyin, Southern, Yangon (2 outbreaks)
Date of start of the outbreak 02/12/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (23/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 28 5 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 28 5 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 17.86% 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
  • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Zoning
  • 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