Table 2 : FMD in Mediterranean Maghreb between 1967 and 1983

 

Years

Countries

Type of virus

species

Likely origin

No of outbreaks

Vaccination

1967

Algeria

?

?

Tunisia ?

   

1969

Tunisia

C

?

?

   

1975

Tunisia

O

cattle

?

   

1977

Morocco

A77

cattle

import of frozen meat

from South America

1612 outbreaks,

11412 cattle

2.5 million doses

70% of bovines

Algeria

Morocco ?

1979

Tunisia

A

cattle

     

1982

Algeria

?

?

Tunisia

A5

cattle

1983

Morocco

A5

cattle

introduction of sheep from Iberian peninsula