African swine fever,
Information received on 02/03/2020 from Dr Vitalie Caraus, Head of Animal Health and Welfare Department, Animal Health and Welfare Department, National Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova
Report type Follow-up report No. 5
Date of start of the event 27/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 29/01/2020
Report date 02/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 02/03/2020
Date event resolved 16/03/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (29/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (12/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (21/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (27/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (02/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/03/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.