Biological Hazard in India on September 04 2018 05:07 AM (UTC).
Cow plague, a serious virus disease of cattle, has created panic among the cattle farmers of Nuasahi village under the Balanga Veterinary Centre.Within the last two days, seven cows have died and more than 100 cattle have been affected by cow plague (Phatua) in Nuasahi. In the beginning stage of the plague, cows are attacked by high fever and gangrene is spotted in the mouth of the affected cows. The villagers allege that lack of vaccination by the Animal Husbandry Department is the reason for the cow plague spreading in the area. Meanwhile, quacks are treating the affected cattle and cheating cow farmers.