Bluetongue,
Algeria
Information received on 05/11/2020 from Dr Ahmed Chawki El Karim Boughalem, Directeur des Services Vétérinaires, Direction des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l’Agriculture, du Développement Rural et de la Pêche, Alger, Algeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 27/09/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 30/09/2020
Report date 05/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 05/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/03/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Virus de la fièvre catarrhale ovine
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (26/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (12/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (19/11/2020)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 El Meridj, El Meridj, Ouenza, Tebessa
Date of start of the outbreak 10/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 120 13 3 0 0
Outbreak 2 El Houidjbet, El Houidjbet, El Ma Labiodh, Tebessa
Date of start of the outbreak 18/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 130 5 1 0 0
Outbreak 3 Heddada, Heddada, Heddada, Souk Ahras
Date of start of the outbreak 24/10/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Goats 15 0 0 0 0
Sheep 57 2 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 307 20 4 0 0
Goats 15 0 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 6.51% 1.30% 20.00% 1.30%
Goats 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
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • 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.
Map of outbreak locations