RAMBAN: As many as 45,000 cattle have been vaccinated against the Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) in Ramban district, officials have said.
Lumpy skin disease is a viral disease that affects cattle. It is transmitted by blood-feeding insects, such as certain species of flies and mosquitoes, or ticks. It causes fever, and nodules on the skin and can also lead to death, especially in animals that have not previously been exposed to the virus. Control options include vaccinations and culling of infected animals.
Deputy Commissioner Ramban in a tweet informed, 45,000 cattle were vaccinated against Lumpy Skin Disease in District Ramban till Oct 14. 5,000 doses were further distributed. 07 deaths reported so far: Dr. Bharat Bushan, CAHO-Ramban”.
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