Suspected rabies: Samphelling, Chhukha

A young female horse in Pasakha area, Sampheling gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag was reported on 27 February 2021, suspected to have infected with rabies virus. As per the flash report shared, the horse showing typical neurological signs suggestive of rabies had died on 26 February 2021 and tested weak positive to rapid antigen test. All the control measures have been implemented by the TVH&SL, Phuentshogling and DLS, Chhukha.

  • Feb/28/2021 7:18 PM
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FMD: Chapchha, Chhukha

Following the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) reported from Darla and Bongo gewogs of Chhukha dzongkhag, another outbreak of FMD in cattle was reported from Rimtakha village, Chapchha gewog of the same dzongkhag on 27 February 2021. As per the flash report, a total of four jersey-cross cattle were affected and no mortality reported. All the necessary control measures were implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chhukha in accordance with the National FMD Prevention and Control Plan 2020.

  • Feb/27/2021 1:44 PM
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FMD: Bongo, Chhukha

An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle was reported from Bjachey and lower Chungkha villages under Bongo gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 25 February 2021. As per the flash report shared, the outbreak has started from 17 February 2021 and left unreported. A total of 6 cattle were affected; however, no mortality was reported. The affected herds were said to have received FMD vaccination in April 2020. All the control measures were implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chhukha in line with the National FMD Prevention and Control Plan 2020.

  • Feb/27/2021 1:44 PM
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Rabies: Samtse, Samtse

A young female stray dog suspected to have infected with rabies virus was caught on 23 February 2021 from the IPC checkpost area of Samtse gewog, Samtse dzongkhag. As suspected, the dog tested positive to rabies antigen. The outbreak investigation team comprising of officials from RLDC, Tsimasham and DLS, Samtse has implemented all the control measures as per the National Rabies Prevention and Control Plan 2017.

  • Feb/25/2021 10:01 AM
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Rabies: Samtse, Samtse

A male adult stray dog in Zing I POE (point of entry) area tested positive to rabies antigen when tested using rapid Ag field test on 20 February 2021. All the people suspected to have exposed have been undergoing post-exposure prophylaxis. In line with the National Rabies Prevention and Control Plan 2017, all other control measures have been implemented by the RLDC, Tsimasham and DLS, Samtse.

  • Feb/22/2021 10:01 AM
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Suspected FMD: Darla, Chhukha

A suspected outbreak of Foot and mouth disease (FMD) was reported from Gengu village of Darla gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 9 February 2021. As per the flash report, the index case was observed on 8 February 2021, and a total of 5 cattle and 5 goats were affected. All the control measures have been implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chhukha - aligning with the National FMD Prevention and Control Plan 2020.

  • Feb/13/2021 11:37 PM
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Suspected CSF: Loggchina, Chhukha

A suspected outbreak of Classical swine fever, a contagious viral disease of domestic and wild swine caused by a virus of the genus Pestivirus of the family Flaviviridae, was reported from Toribari village of Loggchina gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 3 February 2021. As per the flash report shared, a total of 25 pigs were affected and 1 died. All the necessary prevention and control measures were implemented by the dzongkhag livestock sector, Chhukha.

  • Feb/13/2021 11:36 PM
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Capripox: Loggchina, Chhukha

An outbreak of a disease was reported from Omdo village of Loggchina gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag, affecting 11 goats in a household. On 27 January 2021, the National Veterinary Laboratory, NCAH, Thimphu have diagnosed the disease to have been caused by Capripox virus. As per the flash and follow-up investigation reports shared, the outbreak has started from 11 January 2021, however, it was reported only on 25th January. A detailed investigation was conducted by a team comprising of officials from TVH&SL, Phuentshogling and DLS, Chhukha. All the necessary control measures have been implemented.

  • Jan/29/2021 12:10 PM
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Rabies: Tashichhoeling, Samtse

A stray dog in lower Peljorling area under Tashichhoeling gewog, Samtse dzongkhag tested positive to rabies (rapid Ag test) on 26 January 2021. As per the flash report, a total of 15 domestic animals and a person were suspected to have exposed. All the necessary control measures have been implemented by the Livestock sector, Samtse dzongkhag.

  • Jan/26/2021 12:18 PM
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Rabies: Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar

An adult Jersey-cross cow in Martang village, Dewathang gewog, Samdrup Jongkhar dzongkhag tested positive to rabies (rapid Ag test) on 25 January 2021. All the control measures have been implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Samdrup Jongkhar.

  • Jan/25/2021 2:54 PM
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