Anthrax — Zimbabwe
At least 20 cattle have died in Chipinge following an outbreak of anthrax this month [October 2020]. Most of the anthrax cases were recorded in Chibuwe, Dakate, Zamuchiya, and Chisumbanje, which are periodically hit by the disease due to its proximity to Save Conservancy.
It is believed that wild animals such as buffaloes stray and mix with domestic animals.
While Manicaland’s Provincial Veterinary officer, Dr Charles Guri said they are yet to receive any reports of the disease, an