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Madhya Pradesh Lumpy Virus udate: 15 thousand infected and more than 250 cattle dead

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06 October 2022, Madhya Pradesh: The Lumpy Virus has spread to 31 districts of Madhya Pradesh and has killed 250 cattle as of 5th October 2022 update. The state has received 14 lakh lumpy vaccines to fight against the disease. Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Ujjain are the key districts which have been given vaccines. 

Indore focal point has been provided 5 lakh 34 thousand 762 vaccines Bhopal 3 lakh 45 thousand 690, Gwalior 2 lakh 87 thousand 68 in and Ujjain 2 lakh 32 thousand 480. Vaccines have been given directly to the districts. Veterinarians of the respective districts have been given training through video conferencing, Director Animal Husbandry and Dairying Dr. RK Mehia has given instructions to vaccinate the cows on a war footing. Dr. Mehia said that it is a matter of great relief that till now no buffalo-breed animal has found symptoms of lumpy disease in the state.

Indore district of Indore focal point has been sent 39 thousand 579 vaccines, Alirajpur 59 thousand 732, Dhar one lakh 9 thousand 484, Khandwa 61 thousand 681, Jhabua 71 thousand 89, Khargone one lakh one thousand 132, Barwani 69 thousand. 322 and Burhanpur district 22 thousand 743 vaccines.

In Bhopal focal point 94 thousand 579 vaccines have been sent to Betul district, Sehore 60 thousand 809, Narmadapuram 54 thousand 508, Rajgarh 44 thousand 839, Harda 26 thousand 315 and Chhatarpur district 50 thousand 105.

In Gwalior focal point, 61 thousand 34 vaccines have been sent to Shivpuri district, 61 thousand 832 to Guna, 43 thousand 579 to Sheopur, 38 thousand 662 to Ashoknagar, 24 thousand 196 to Gwalior, 21007 to Bhind, 18 thousand 848 to Datia and 17 thousand 910 goat pox vaccines have been sent to Morena district.

In Ujjain focal point 52 thousand 758 goat pox vaccines have been sent to Ratlam district included 43 thousand 552 to Mandsaur, 43 thousand 811 to Ujjain, 39 thousand 162 to Neemuch, 26 thousand 944 to Shajapur and 26 thousand 253 to Agar-Malwa.

Dig a pit and bury dead animals

Director Dr. Mehia has asked the Joint Directors and Deputy Directors posted in the districts to ensure that animals that die from lumpy are being buried with lime and salt by digging a pit with the help of local administration outside the village or city. The animal’s body should not be left in the open at all. Otherwise dogs, crows, mosquitoes, flies can become carriers of the disease.

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