Tharaka Nithi on high alert after anthrax, rabies outbreak
Residents of The Tharaka Nithi County have been put on notice and asked to be cautious when consuming meat this Christmas season without having it checked and certified.
This is after cases of an anthrax outbreak were reported after 15 heads of cattle and 14 sheep died prompting the County Government to embark on a 15-day vaccination campaign.
The county’s Ministry of Agriculture has also warned against an outbreak of rabies, asking residents to have their cats and dogs vaccinated.
In addition to lowering the prices for vaccination, Muthomi announced a reduction in prices for artificial insemination from Ksh.1,200 to Ksh.600.
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