Information received on 09/01/2020 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
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.
Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
No other measures
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.