Anthrax Kills Four Cattle in Southern Africa21 March 2014
LESOTHO – A bacterial outbreak killing four cattle and one horse in northern Lesotho has been confirmed as anthrax.
The World Organisation has confirmed the outbreak was restricted to a 500 cow herd in the northern state of Berea, although could not name the source.
State veterinary authorities reported ‘sudden’ deaths in affected livestock.
A vaccination plan has treated 757 cattle locally. Infected buildings have been cleaned but no movement restrictions has been imposed.
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