FMD outbreak in Paro Dzongkhag
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