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
Dr Palden Wangchuk