Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 20/02/2020 from Dr Josphat Nyika, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, water and Rural Resettlement, Harare, Zimbabwe
Report type Follow-up report No. 10 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 21/07/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 25/07/2017
Report date 20/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 20/02/2020
Date event resolved 28/12/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 14/10/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype SAT 1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (26/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (29/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (14/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (06/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (06/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (07/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (20/02/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments No foot and mouth disease cases have been reported for the last three months. The event is closed.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Masvingo Cattle 425000
    Midlands Cattle 215000
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.