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Animal quarantine imposed in Kumi, Bukedea districts to contain FMD

Kumi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has imposed animal quarantine in Kumi and Bukedea districts following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). In her communication to the affected districts, the Commissioner of Animal Health at MAAIF, Dr. Anna Rose Ademun …

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Ibanda imposes livestock quarantine to curb anthrax

Ibanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDNET | Authorities in Ibanda district have enforced a quarantine on the movement of cattle and, the sale of animal products following an outbreak of anthrax. According to the Ibanda District Chief Administrative Officer Ruhemba Kweronda, the district has registered sporadic cases of anthrax disease in …

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Livestock dealers in Pakwach defy animal quarantine

Pakwach, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Livestock dealers in Pakwach District are openly flouting the temporary animal quarantine imposed due to the outbreak of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) and Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia (CCPP). Despite the quarantine encompassing Payimur sub-county, Payimur Town Council, Alwi sub-county, Pakwach sub-county, and Panyango sub-county, which …

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Animal quarantine imposed in Bukedea to contain FMD

Bukedea, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bukedea district authorities have announced a livestock quarantine in Kamutur and Aminit sub-counties following the outbreak of the foot and mouth disease. The affected sub-counties border Bulambuli and Napak districts where the disease was announced earlier. Aloysius Bukenya, the acting Bukedea District Veterinary Officer, says …

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EBOLA: 65 Ugandan health workers quarantined

Kampala, Uganda |  Xinhua | At least 65 health workers in Uganda have been put under quarantine after getting in contact with Ebola cases, a ministry of health spokesperson said Sunday. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, Ministry of Health spokesperson told Xinhua by telephone that some of the affected workers would stay home …

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Ntungamo district partially lifts livestock quarantine

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ntungamo district has partially lifted the Foot and Mouth disease quarantine in Kajara and Ruhaama counties almost six months after it was announced to contain the outbreak. The government imposed total livestock quarantine on the sub counties of Rubaare and Ngoma in February following the …

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Animal quarantine imposed in Manafwa to curb anthrax

Manafwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Manafwa district have imposed a temporal quarantine following the outbreak of anthrax in Bududa district. On Thursday, Bududa district confirmed the outbreak of the disease after samples from the Uganda Virus Research Institute returned positive. One person has since died and thirteen others …

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