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 28/06/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 28/06/2018
Report date 20/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 20/02/2020
Date event resolved 28/12/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype SAT 2
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (28/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (17/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (18/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (29/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (18/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (01/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (03/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (06/05/2019)
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
  • Illegal movement of animals
  • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
Epidemiological comments No cases reported for the last four months. The event is resolved.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Mashonaland Central Cattle 127265
    Mashonaland East Cattle 120000
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Zoning
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.