Information received on 28/12/2020 from Dr Keti Margariti, Head, Veterinary and Animal Welfare Sector, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Tirana, Albania
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 06/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 28/08/2020
Report date 28/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 28/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 29/11/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/12/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.