Newcastle disease,
Dominican Republic
Information received on 15/07/2020 from Dra Nimia Lissette Gómez Rodríguez, Directora, Dirección de Sanidad Animal Dirección General de Ganadería (DIGEGA), Ministerio de Agricultura, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Report type Follow-up report No. 4 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 17/09/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 11/11/2019
Report date 14/07/2020
Date submitted to OIE 15/07/2020
Date event resolved 05/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 19/08/2008
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Paramyxovirus type 1 (PMV-1)
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (19/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/07/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Vaccination is again applied in all farms and backyards. No new cases detected. Passive surveillance is maintained in all poultry establishments.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Slaughter
  • Disinfection
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Quarantine
  • Screening
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.