Information received on 16/01/2020 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 have been closed for 30 days, starting December 25, 2018. This measure has been extended by one month.
-The sequencing of the gene by the international reference laboratory Pirbright allowed the identification of 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.