FMD outbreak in Paro Dzongkhag

Posted by Lokey Thapa on Apr/23/2014 11:14 PM   (0)Comments

Footand Mouth Disease outbreak has occurred in Phuckekha village, Dogar Geog under Paro Dzongkhag on 1st April 2014. A total of 29 cattle were affected in 9 households. The samples were collected by the investigation team and were referred to NCAH, Serbithang for further diagnosing. The result was positive to FMD byNS ELISA. Preventive and control measures are in place.

Similarly,FMD outbreak has occurred in Patsam village, Doteng Geog under same Dzongkhag on 2nd April 2014. A total of six pigs were affected. The samples were collected and referred for confirmation. The samples were positive to FMD by NS ELISA test. Preventive and control measures are in place to control thespread of the disease to other places

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6th NVDC Meeting

Posted by Lokey Thapa on Apr/23/2014 12:09 AM   (0)Comments

Sixth National Veterinary Drug Committee meeting is going to be held on 25th April 2014 at the Conference hall of the National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang. The members attending the meeting will be the Veterinary Drug committee members stationed in different regions and Dzongkhags. The meeting will take place for whole day. Read More

Rabies outbreak in Sarpang Dzongkhag

Posted by Developer on Apr/07/2014 6:23 AM   (0)Comments

Rabies case in canine was reported from Yeuling village, Chhuzargang Geog under Sarpang Dzongkhag on 20th March 2014. Another case in bovine was reported from Kaphung village, Sherzhong Geog under Sarpang Dzongkhag on 31st March 2014. Both the cases were confirmed by rapid antigen detection test. Read More

FMD Outbreak in Thimphu and Bumthang Dzongkhags

Posted by Developer on Apr/07/2014 6:23 AM   (0)Comments

Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak (FMD) has occurred in Zoshi village under Kawang Gewog, Thimphu Dzongkhag on 17th March 2014. Seven animals were affected in two herds. The animals were vaccinated previously against the disease and the symptoms were found to be mild except one young calf that showed severe symptoms. The disease was confirmed through clinical as well as laboratory examination. Similarly, FMD outbreak has occurred in Chhokhor village, Chhokhor Geog under Bumthnag on 20th March 2014. A total of five animals in a herd were affected. The samples were collected and referred for serotyping. Preventive and control measures are in place in both the outbreak areas. Read More