African swine fever,
Information received on 06/05/2020 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 07/04/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 09/04/2020
Report date 06/05/2020
Date submitted to OIE 06/05/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (23/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (30/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (04/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (06/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (11/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (19/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (25/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (01/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (09/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (15/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (22/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (29/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (06/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (14/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 16 (21/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 17 (27/07/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (2) Braniste, Riscani
Date of start of the outbreak 04/05/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vector surveillance
  • Disinfestation
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Quarantine
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Republican Veterinary Diagnostic Center (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 05/05/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations