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OIE: Outbreaks of Lumpy Skin Disease Reported

01 August 2012

ISRAEL - Two outbreaks of lumpy skin disease have been reported to the OIE by Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Bet Dagan, Israel.

The first outbreak was reported in Mas'ade, Golan, HAZAFON where seven cases were reported.

The second outbreak occurred in Senir, Tsefat, Hazafon where there were four cases which led to one death.

Vaccination will follow in response to the outbreak.

The source of the outbreak in unknown.

TheCattleSite News Desk


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