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300 livestock succumb to tick-borne disease in Amudat

Amudat, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastoralists in Amudat district are counting losses after losing their livestock to the tick-borne disease. Over 300 cows have succumbed to the tick-borne disease in the district in the last six months. Betty Chelain, the Amudat Woman Member of Parliament, says that each day, the …

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Busia district registers outbreak of tick borne disease

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a confirmed outbreak of the tick-borne disease in Busia district. The disease has so far killed 35 Friesian cattle in the last one month. The most affected areas are Majanji, Busime, and Lunyo sub-counties where several cows have succumbed to the disease. Dr. …

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