African swine fever,
Zimbabwe
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
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 23/08/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 23/08/2019
Report date 20/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 20/02/2020
Date event resolved 31/10/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/05/2019
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 (23/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/02/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
Epidemiological comments No cases have been reported for the last four months. Event is resolved.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Vector surveillance
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.