FMD: Loggchina, Chhukha

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) was reported from Chumina village of Loggchina gewog, Chhukha dzongkhag on 8 March 2021. As per the report shared by the Regional Livestock Development Centre, Tsimasham, a total of 20 cattle were affected; however, no mortality was reported. The outbreak was suspected to be an extension of the FMD outbreak reported earlier from Somelakha village, one of the nearby villages. The FMD affected areas could not be accessed at the moment due to Covid-related travel restrictions; however, all the necessary prevention and control measures have been advised for implementation through telephone communication.

  • May/08/2021 5:58 PM
Dr Palden Wangchuk