Veterinary department confirms African Swine Fever outbreak | Guwahati City News

by Guwahati_City


An outbreak of the African Swine Fever (ASF) has been confirmed by the State Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services (AH&VS) in some parts of the state of Nagaland.

The confirmation came through the RTPCR (Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction) Test by the North Eastern Regional Disease Diagnostics Laboratory, Khanapara, Guwahati from the samples submitted from Longjongkong and Satier villages of Mokokchung District and Kuzatu Village, Wazeho Block under Phek district.

Also Read: Assam Man injured in train accident reunited with family through mosque loudspeakers

The veterinary department following this appealed to everyone dealing with pigs and pork to remain cautious and vigilant about the situation.

People have been asked to report any unusual mortality of domestic pigs and feral pigs to the “nearest veterinary institute and assist the veterinary and forest departments for sero-surveillance, control, containment & eradication as per the National Action Plan.”

Also Read: Coal India subsidiary illegally mined coal worth Rs 4900 crore in Assam, says probe panel

One-kilometre radius from the epicentre of the disease outbreak (affected villages) has been declared Infected Zone (IZ) and a radius of 10 Kms as Surveillance Zone.





This News Present You By Guwahatiassam.info With Out any changes as it Publish at the Original Source.

Like Us to Read This Type of News

  • Read More Relevant on ASSAM NEWS | GUWAHATI NEWS | NORTHEAST OF INDIA | TRIPURA | SIKKIM | TOURIST PLACES OF NORTHEAST | NAGALAND | MIZORAM | MEGHALAYA | MANIPUR | ARUNACHAL PRADESH | TOURIST PLACES OF ASSAM

    READ MORE  RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on State Bank of India | Guwahati City News

    Related Articles

    Leave a Comment