Rabies: Phuentshogling, Chhukha

A 3-year-old female Jersey-cross cow in Toribari village under Phuentshogling Thromde tested positive to rabies on 27 December 2020. The case was reported to the Livestock Extension Centre of Phuentshogling Gewog and subsequently to the Thromde Veterinary Hospital on 24 December following which a preliminary investigation was conducted. Later, on 27 December, after the death of the rabies-suspected cow, detailed investigation was conducted, including rapid testing and sample collection for referral to the NCAH. All the necessary control measures were implemented in line with the National Rabies Prevention and Control Plan of Bhutan, 2017.

  • Dec/30/2020 12:37 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk