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Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak confirmed in Zambezi

Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak confirmed in Zambezi

Written by Linea Dishena on 14 August 2019.

WINDHOEK, 14 AUG (NAMPA) - The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has banned the movement of all cloven-hoofed animals and their products within and out of the Zambezi Region after an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease was confirmed.
The outbreak was confirmed at Sigwe village in the eastern flood plains of Zambezi, about 90 kilometres east of Katima Mulilo.
A statement issued on Wednesday said farmers in the area notified the ministry on 08 August after noticing that some of their animals were li ...



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