Lumpy skin disease: Over 7,000 animals dead in 8 States/UT so far
Lumpy skin disease emerged in Bangladesh in July 2019. Apart from India, it has recently spread in Asia following outbreaks in the Middle East and Europe.
More than 7,300 animals have died due to lumpy skin disease (LSD) in eight states including one union territory so far, said a senior government official as quoted by news agency PTI. He informed that the vaccination drive has been stepped up to contain the skin infection in cattle.