Foot and mouth disease,
Information received on 05/01/2021 from Dr Américo Da Conceicao, National Director, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Maputo, Mozambique
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 10/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 12/08/2020
Report date 05/01/2021
Date submitted to OIE 05/01/2021
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 16/03/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype Not typed
Nature of diagnosis Clinical
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (25/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/01/2021)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Since the detection of the outbreak, a total of 3,142 cattle of 276 farms in infected and neighboring areas were clinically inspected and no clinical case of foot and mouth disease was found. A total of 1,850 cattle in the affected area were inspected between November and December with no clinical case found.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.