Anthrax outbreak in Mongar Dzongkhag
Anthrax outbreak was reported in Lelong village, Narang Geog under Mongar Dzongkhag on 9th May 2014. Out of 8 animals in the herd, 7 died making 87.5% mortality. Dzongkhag Administration, Mongar have carried out detailed investigation and was tentatively diagnosed as Anthrax based on the history, clinical signs & laboratory test. The samples were referred to Regional Laboratory Development Centre, Kanglung for further confirmation. Control measures are in place.