Lumpy skin disease,
Djibouti
Information received on 04/11/2020 from Dr Moussa Ibrahim Cheick, Directeur de l'Elevage et des Services vétérinaires , Direction de l'Elevage et des Services vétérinaires , Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Elevage et de la Mer, chargé des Ressources Hydrauliques, Djibouti, Djibouti
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 27/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 27/10/2020
Report date 04/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 04/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Yoboki, Dikhil
Date of start of the outbreak 27/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 312 11 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 312 11 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 3.53% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations