ANTHRAX OUTBREAK

ANTHRAX OUTBREAK

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Authorities in Ntungamo District have confirmed the outbreak of anthrax and foot and mouth disease.

15 cows have been reported dead in the past two weeks which has promoted authorities to close livestock markets.

A vaccination exercise is set to be carried out to stop further spread of the two diseases which have affected Ngoma sub -county that borders Rwanda.

Humans can contract anthrax when they come in contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products.

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