African horse sickness,
Information received on 28/10/2020 from Dr Dato'Dr Norlizan Mohd Noor, Deputy Director General, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry, Putrajaya, Malaysia
Report type Follow-up report No. 8
Date of start of the event 06/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 27/08/2020
Report date 28/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 28/10/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African horse sickness virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (23/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (30/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (14/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (21/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (28/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (04/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (11/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (18/11/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments There was no new outbreak reported this week.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.