Peste des petits ruminants,
Algeria
Information received on 02/01/2020 from Dr Ahmed Chawki El Karim Boughalem, Directeur des Services Vétérinaires, Direction des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l’Agriculture, du Développement Rural et de la Pêche, Alger, Algeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 25
Date of start of the event 23/10/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 25/10/2018
Report date 02/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 02/01/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 20/03/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Peste des petits ruminants virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (26/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (30/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (17/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (01/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (09/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (16/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (23/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (06/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (20/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (09/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (16/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (23/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 18 (06/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 19 (13/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 20 (20/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (28/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 22 (04/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 23 (15/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 24 (26/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 25 (02/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 26 (09/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 27 (16/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 28 (22/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 29 (29/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 30 (06/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 31 (20/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 32 (05/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 33 (19/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 34 (26/03/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments All livestock markets in the country were closed for 30 days from 25 December 2018. This measure has been extended for one month. -The gene sequencing carried out by the international reference laboratory Pirbright made it possible to identify lineage IV. - A national vaccination campaign against PPR was launched in February 2019.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Disinfection
  • 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.