PRO/AH/EDR> Lumpy skin disease – India (02): (TG) cattle, spread

Lumpy Skin Disease — India
At a time when the deadly novel coronavirus has resulted in more than 200 000 human deaths and a constant extension of the lockdown in the country, a new virus, causing lumpy skin disease [LSD], seems to be affecting cattle in and across Telangana. LSD, as it has been named, has been threatening white cattle across the country.
According to sources, it was around Ugadi (a festival celebrated during late March) when this condition, caused by a Capripox virus, was observed in cattle in