African swine fever,
Information received on 17/02/2020 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 06/02/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 14/02/2020
Report date 17/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 17/02/2020
Date event resolved 08/05/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/12/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/05/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 NaungMon, Lashio, Lashio, Shan State
Date of start of the outbreak 06/02/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10 7 6 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10 7 6 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 70.00% 60.00% 85.71% 60.00%
*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
  • Swill feeding
  • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Diagnosis Laboratory, Mandalay (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 14/02/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations