FOOT AND MOUTH IMPACTS NEGATIVELY ON THE COUNTRY’S ECONOMY, SAYS GVT
Written by yafmnews on January 14, 2019
Government Veterinary officer for Mberengwa and Zvishavane Doctor Claudius Maguranyanga said foot and mouth disease has to be prevented in all costs as it impacts negatively on the country’s economy through shutting down trade opportunities with other countries.
In a telephone interview with our news reporter Prince Purazeni , Doctor Maguranyanga stated that they always carry out campaigns on animal health within the two districts where foot and mouth disease remains on high alert .
His comment comes amid the country’s government has banned importation of live cloven hoofed animals and their products from South Africa on Tuesday following an outbreak of foot and mouth in some parts of Limpopo with Botswana also taking similar action.