Rift Valley Fever Threatens Botswana

BOTSWANA - Back in June, there was an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever in Botswana's goat, sheep and cattle populations.
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Whilst no new outbreaks have been reported, samples from 50 cattle were taken for clinical investigation. A further 218 random samples from cattle for active surveillance were also taken, however results are still pending.

Up to date a total of 13,669 cattle have been vaccinated, using an inactivated RVF vaccine.

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