Suspected Goat pox: Phuentshogling, Chhukha

A suspected outbreak of goat pox in goats was reported from Kungkha and Dophulakha villages of Phuentshogling gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 10 March 2021. As per the report shared following preliminary examination of the outbreak by a team comprising of technical officials from RLDC, Tsimasham and DLS, Chhukha, a total of 3 households in two villages were affected, where 36 goats were infected and 19 have succumbed to the infection. All the necessary control measures have been implemented, and required samples were referred to the NCAH, Serbithang for confirmation of the disease.

  • Mar/11/2021 7:00 PM
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FMD: Namgyalchhoeling, Samtse

An outbreak of FMD in cattle was reported from Tshosarling village, Namgyalchhoeling gewog, Samtse dzongkhag on 10 March 2021. As per the flash report shared, the outbreak has started from 7 March 2021, and a total of 4 cattle were affected; however, no mortality was reported. All the prevention and control measures have been implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Samtse.

  • Mar/10/2021 11:37 AM
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Rabies: Phuentshogling, Chhukha

A young female stray dog, with in-notched ear, in Pemaling village, Phuentshogling gewog, Chhukha tested positive to rabies on 8 March 2021. The dog was suspected to have entered from across the border. The mass dog vaccination programme in the area has been completed very recently. All other prevention and control measures have been implemented by the TVH&SL, Phuentshogling and Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chhukha.

  • Mar/08/2021 5:13 PM
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Suspected FMD: Loggchina, Chhukha

A suspected outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle have been reported from Amaley village of Loggchina gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 7 March 2021. As per the flash report shared, the outbreak has started from 4 March 2021, and till date, a total of 7 cattle were affected; however, no mortality was reported. All the necessary prevention and control measures have been implemented by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chhukha.

  • Mar/08/2021 9:52 AM
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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.

  • Mar/02/2021 12:04 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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