Equine influenza,
Nigeria
Information received on 09/01/2020 from Dr Olaniran Alabi, Director, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 16
Date of start of the event 17/12/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 05/01/2019
Report date 09/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 09/01/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Equine influenza A virus
Serotype H3N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (05/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (15/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (27/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (04/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (12/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (15/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (02/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (10/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (25/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (28/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (23/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (02/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (09/01/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Illegal movement of animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Disinfection
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • Treatment of affected animals (Symptomatic treatment with antibiotics)
Measures to be applied
  • Traceability
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.