Foot and mouth disease,
Rwanda
Information received on 30/07/2020 from Dr Fabrice Ndayisenga, Head of Department, Animal Resource Research and Technology Transfer, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Kigali, Rwanda
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 22/06/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 24/06/2020
Report date 30/07/2020
Date submitted to OIE 30/07/2020
Date event resolved 30/06/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype SAT 2
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/07/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Illegal movement of animals
Epidemiological comments Kayonza district is one of the area in Eastern Province of Rwanda where the country is still facing FMD outbreaks due to illegal cattle movement across the border with Tanzania.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Slaughter
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.