Peste des petits ruminants


SMALL RUMINANT POPULATION (goat-sheep): 1.260.481 - 6.604.185
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION FIRST/LAST OUTBREAK: PPR first recorded in the country in 1997 but the first official report to OIE and FAO was in September 1998 when a major outbreak hit the region in the north. First record of virus isolation was in 2000.
CONTROL ACTIVITIES: Compulsory free of charge vaccination campaign for all small ruminants at 3 months old and above.