Epidemiologist warns of Continued Cattle Deaths

The national office of epidemiologist has warned that unless urgent action is taken around Euthini Extension planning area in Mzimba north, farmers will continue losing their cattle to east coast fever and other infections.

A report compiled by National epidemiologist Dr Gladson Kamwendo seen by Zodiak recommends an increase in allocation of assistant veterinary officers and animal health surveillance officers to the area as well as immediate vaccination of livestock at risk of diseases.

The report comes fast on the heels of mass cattle deaths in Mzimba North from July last year to date.

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Last modified on Monday, 23/03/2020

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