FMD: Loggchina, Chhukha

An outbreak of Foot-and-mouth disease in cattle was reported from Somelakha village of Loggchina gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 29th March 2021. As per the flash and preliminary outbreak investigation reports shared, the outbreak has started on 22nd March 2021, and as of 30th March, a total of 20 cattle were affected and no mortality reported. The investigation team has found that the cattle herds haven't received FMD vaccination for the last 10 years. The disease was suspected to have spread from wild animals. All the control measures have been implemented in line with the National FMD Prevention and Control Plan 2020.

  • Mar/31/2021 1:09 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk