Peste des petits ruminants

United Republic of Tanzania

SMALL RUMINANT POPULATION (goat-sheep): 13.200.000 - 3.600.000
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION FIRST/LAST OUTBREAK: First outbreak was officially reported in January 2009 in northern region. Another outbreak was suspected in February 2010 in the south. The disease is currently endemic in most parts of the country.
CONTROL ACTIVITIES: Vaccination campaign running each year with low vaccination coverage.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Mainly household livestock farming.