36 thousand animals have been vaccinated against lumpy disease 36 thousand animals have been vaccinated against lumpy disease.
Lucknow. Vaccination is being done at a fast pace by the Department of Animal Husbandry to protect and protect the cattle from Lumpy Disease. A total of 36100 animals have been vaccinated in lumpy affected areas. For vaccination work, two-phase action was immediately taken by the state government for Goitpox vaccine, where the state government made an emergency purchase of 17.50 lakh doses as well as steps were taken to procure short-term tenders and supplies.
Director of Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Disease Control and Sector Dr. Pramod Kumar Singh informed this information here on Tuesday. He said that with prompt action taken by the state government for vaccination work, the vaccine was provided in just 48 hours and vaccination started in Lumpy affected areas from August 28, 2022. Dr. Pramod Kumar Singh said that the Government of India has issued an advisory for direct use of Gotpox vaccine in cattle for control of Lumpy Skin Disease in emergency situations, for which the Government of Uttar Pradesh immediately on August 25. , 2022, issued direct use of Gotpox vaccine. An emergency purchase decision has been made. Orders were issued for immediate supply of vaccine on August 25, 2022, in compliance with which 17.50 lakh doses of chicken pox vaccine were supplied to the state within 48 hours.