FMD: Ge-nyen, Thimphu

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) was reported from Zamtog village, Ge-nyen gewog, Thimphu dzongkhag on 15 April 2021. The outbreak has started on 4 April 2021, and a total of 3 bullocks in 2 households were affected; however, no mortality was reported. The serum samples have tested positive to rapid antibody and ELISA (sandwich) tests at the National Veterinary Laboratory (NVL), Serbithang, and O strains were detected. All the prevention and control measures have been implemented, including ring vaccination, by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Thimphu.

  • Apr/15/2021 10:39 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk