Foot and mouth disease,
Namibia
Information received on 27/04/2020 from Dr Albertina Shilongo, Acting Chief Veterinary Officer, ivision of Epidemiology, Import/Export Control and Training, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Windhoek, Namibia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 08/08/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 12/08/2019
Report date 27/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 27/04/2020
Date event resolved 12/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 13/02/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype SAT 3
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (17/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (27/04/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Movement control inside the country
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.