African swine fever,
Information received on 08/05/2020 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. 20
Date of start of the event 20/02/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 24/02/2020
Report date 08/05/2020
Date submitted to OIE 08/05/2020
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)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (27/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (06/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (09/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (11/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (18/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (20/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (27/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (31/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (04/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (09/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (13/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 16 (23/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 17 (23/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 18 (30/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 19 (04/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 20 (08/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 21 (11/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 22 (19/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 23 (25/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 24 (25/05/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (20) Balatina, Glodeni
Date of start of the outbreak 06/05/2020
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) 6 6
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 6 6
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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Republican Center for Veterinary Diagnosis (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 07/05/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations