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Zambia: 2019 Foot and Mouth disease

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    Foot and Mouth disease breaks out in Chisamba, 11,000 cattle inoculated
    January 27, 2019 41 views

    Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) has broken out in Chisamba district in Central Province affecting about 150 animals so far.

    Central Province Veterinary Officer (PVO), Allan Lianzambi, confirmed the outbreak of the disease at the Zambia Ranching and Cropping (ZRC) commercial farm.

    Dr. Lianzambi said about 150 cattle have been infected with the disease and no death has been recorded at the farm so far.

    ZANIS reports that Dr. Lianzambi said the commercial farm has since been cordoned and ring vaccination was ongoing...

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    Foot and Mouth Disease in Chingola confined
    July 9, 2019

    The Foot and Mouth disease which was confirmed at farm A and D in Musenge area of Chingola district on the Copperbelt province has been confined to the same farm, due to the strict quarantine measures that have been put in place by the veterinary department.

    Speaking in an interview with ZANIS today, Chingola district livestock and fisheries Coordinator Dr. Emmanuel Chitambala said the situation is under control as it has not spread to other areas.

    Dr. Chitambala said so far, out of the 826 animals at farm A and D, 500 animals are infected with the disease but no new disease has been spread to other farms.

    He said the task force team which is carrying out surveys is on the ground making sure that there are no animals that are entering or leaving the quarantined area...