Hemorrhagic septicemia(HS): Chhoekhor, Bumthang

An outbreak of HS in a yak herd in Dhur tsachhu area under Chhoekhor Gewog, Bumthang Dzongkhag was reported on 17 October 2020. As per the outbreak investigation report shared, the index case was recorded on 27 September 2020 in a herd in Saephu Gewog, Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag, located across the Mangdechhu. Over the due course of time, the disease has spread to the herd located in the tshachhu area and affected a total of 10 yaks. All the necessary prevention and control measures, including ring vaccination of the nearby herds, were implemented by the Dzongkhag livestock sector, Bumthang.

  • Oct/19/2020 9:13 AM
Dr Palden Wangchuk