Mzimba — Government says it has committed K400 million towards the fight against foot and mouth disease outbreak in Mzimba District.

Foot and mouth disease has broken out in two districts of eastern Zambia, with over 1,000 animals affected so far, state-run news agency reported on Tuesday.

Researchers have identified chemicals in odor from animal dungs that help breeding of stable flies, a discovery that could help fight trypanosomiasis, a deadly cattle disease.

Government has suspended the sale and movement of animals in some parts of Mzimba following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease.

HIGHLY pathogenic avian influenza continues to wipe out penguins at the Halifax Island beach near Lüderitz.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Kumar Bansal Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding infections in the eyes of bharals ((Himalayan Blue Sheep) in Gangotri National Park, Uttarakhand.

The Health Ministry has asked state governments to bolster their surveillance for early detection of the disease and keep beds reserved in hospitals to deal with acute cases

Until January 13 this year, 49 people died of the disease across the country, and 1,694 cases were reported. Rajasthan topped the list with 31 deaths.

BENGALURU: Key posts pertaining to prevention and awareness of monkey fever have remained vacant in Shivamogga, Uttara Kannada and Dakshina Kannada districts, where field stations have been set up

Don’t panic, be cautious, undergo vaccination, say experts

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