Published On: Wed, Aug 31st, 2016

Anti-Congo spray campaign to speed up in Lahore


anti-congoThe Punjab government Wednesday increased the number of anti-Congo spray teams on Lahore’s entrance points.

The outbreak of Congo virus is feared in the metropolis due to the cattle markets established in various areas for Eid-ul-Azha. The local administration has pulled its socks up by increasing the number of anti-Congo teams on all the 14 entrance points.

It was also directed that no sacrificial animal would be allowed to enter the city without protective spray.

The teams are performing their duties 24 hours to control the maximum risk of Congo virus.

According to Health Department, not a single case of Congo virus has been reported in Lahore so far but the department is trying hard to aware general masses about this fatal virus.

The Livestock and Dairy Development Department has also been ordered to ensure timely anti-Congo virus spray in the cattle markets.

The government officials have also advised the cattle traders to take precautionary measures against the disease.

pakistan today

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