June 18, 2024

Gov’t donates 25,000 doses of FMD Vaccine to Lira district, City

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By Micheal Ojok (editor@vol.co.ug)

Lira City

Lira City has rolled out foot and mouth disease vaccination of the cattle in the different wards across the City.

City Veterinary Officer of Lira, Dr Nelson Okello said foot and mouth disease has been reported in 46 districts and cities across the country which compelled government to institute a quarantine limiting movement of animals from one area to another.

Okello said Lira City and District received 25,000 doses of the foot and mouth disease vaccine out of the 3 million doses that government received from the Egyptian government to aid vaccination of animals against the disease.

Okello called on farmers to vaccinate their animals against foot and mouth disease.

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