Lumpy Skin Disease: Two years ago, the corona epidemic knocked in the world, due to which millions of people died. While monkeypox has been wreaking havoc for some time now, now suspected cases of lumpy skin disease in animals have raised concerns. The Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department has issued an alert to all veterinary officers. According to the information received, more than 400 cattle have lost their lives in Punjab due to Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) in the last one month. At the same time, there are about 20 thousand cows in the grip of this disease.
A disease named lumpy virus is spreading
Let us tell you that first Corona wreaked havoc after which the vaccine was made, but there was some relief. For the past few months, monkeypox has also created fear of infection and once again it has become necessary for people to wear masks. But after corona and monkeypox, a disease named lumpy virus is spreading. However, till now this disease has spread only between cow and buffalo. In 10 states including Rajasthan, Gujarat, there is news of spread of deadly lumpi virus among cows and buffaloes. This disease is also fatal because thousands of cows have died due to this disease in the survey of the government.
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disease spreading in milch animals
This disease spread in milch animals is called ‘Lumpy Skin Disease’ ie LSDV. There are three species of this disease. The first is the ‘Capripox virus’, the second is the Gotpox virus and the third is the Sheeppox virus.
What are the symptoms of this disease
runny eyes and nose
lack of milk
rash on body
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How is this disease spread
Experts say that ‘Lumpy Skin Disease’ is a disease that can be spread by mosquitoes, flies, lice and wasps. It can also be spread to cattle and other animals through contact with contaminated food and water. This virus is a very fast spreading virus, because this disease is being found in milch animals. People are afraid that this may soon have an effect on people too.
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