Outbreak of Cattle Rabies in Costa Rica

After the first case of paralytic rabies in cattle was confirmed in Coto Brus, the authorities decided to quarantine the farm that houses 110 cattle.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Because the National Animal Health Service (Senasa) confirmed the death of a cattle that was affected by this disease, the movement of any cattle from the farm located in Puntarenas province was prohibited.

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Crhoy.com reviews that "... This is the first outbreak of the disease this year. In 2019, paralytic bovine rabies killed at least 18 cattle."

In August 2019, Senasa reported that "... it reported a new death of one animal from paralytic bovine rabies, and ordered the vaccination of 65 other animals at risk on the affected farm.

This is the fourth report of positive cases in these months. These outbreaks occur with certain frequency, as part of the dynamics of the disease's sylvan cycle."

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