‘SAT-2 serotype’ disease vaccine started to apply to animals in Edi̇rne, Turkiye

Updated Mar 19, 2023
In order to combat SAT-2 serotype foot-and-mouth disease, which is also seen in some regions of Turkey after its emergence in IRAQ, vaccination studies were initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Edirne, as well as throughout the country. The vaccine developed in the laboratories of the Ministry is administered by the veterinarian of the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry to approximately 155 thousand cattle throughout the province, aiming to prevent disease transmission. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry took action after the SAT-2 serotype foot-and-mouth disease, which emerged in Iraq about 15 days ago, was seen in cattle in some regions of Turkey. The Ministry stopped animal mobility throughout the country, closed animal markets and places where live animals are sold, and started a work to combat the disease. The vaccine was developed in the Ministry's laboratories in a short period of about 1 week and sent to the Provincial Directorates ...
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