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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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Ntungamo cattle farmers want government to ease livestock quarantine

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cattle farmers in Ntungamo district want the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to ease the foot and mouth disease quarantine regulations imposed on two sub-counties. The government imposed total livestock quarantine on the sub counties of Rubaare and Ngoma in February, 2022 following …

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Prolonged quarantine on livestock movement irks Gulu traders

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of businessmen and leaders in Gulu district are unhappy with the prolonged quarantine imposed on the movement of cattle. Gulu district was placed under animal quarantine by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries in September last year following the outbreak of Foot …

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Cattle traders frustrate efforts against FMD in Teso

Katakwi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The continuous movement of animals across the Teso sub region is frustrating efforts by veterinary officials in the fight against Foot and Mouth Disease-FMD. FMD is currently reported across five districts in Teso sub region, Katakwi being the worst hit with four sub-counties (Kapujan, Getom, …

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