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Breakthrough as NARO develops anti-tick vaccine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists at the National Agriculture Research Organization-NARO have made a breakthrough in developing an anti-tick vaccine which is expected to give a long-lasting solution to the tick problem affecting farmers. According to NARO’s Director-General Dr Ambrose Agona, the new vaccine has been developed by a …

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THIS WEEK: Museveni assures cattle keepers on ticks

THIS WEEK: Museveni assures cattle keepers on ticks Kampala,Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has calmed the anxieties of cattle keepers and encouraged them not to lose hope about the challenge of treating drug resistant ticks that have continuously posed a threat to their livestock in the country. Museveni …

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Govt monitoring reported Bird Flu cases in east, western Uganda

Bird flu cases reported in Budaka, Kisoro districts Two more districts Budaka and Kisoro are under surveillance following reports of suspected cases of avian influenza. Scientists in the ministry of agriculture revealed that laboratory tests confirmed the presence of avian influenza -commonly known as bird flu- in samples sent from …

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