KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, Dr Beduram Bhusal, has said lumpy skin disease had come under control.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: The National Development Action Committee has decided to sort out the issues of electricity wire, telephone cable and other obstacles in the preliminary stage of the project meant to end the hindrances seen in the development projects.

The lumpy skin disease (LSD or dermatitis) first appeared in an epidemic in 1929 in Zambia. At first, it was thought to be the result of hypersensitivity to venom or insect bites. The LSD spread across Africa between the 1950s and 1980s, affecting cattle in Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, Somalia and Cameroon. In 1989 there was an outbreak of LSD in Israel.

LUMBINI, Aug 8: Since the outbreak of the lumpy skin disease, a total of 5,748 cattle died of the disease in Lumbini Province.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Aug 1: More than 2,000 cattle died of lumpy skin disease in Madhesh Province. It is a huge toll on livestock, thereby impacting agriculture and income.

Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) has become a grave concern in Nepal, causing an alarming number of cattle and buffalo deaths. As more than 50,000 animals have fallen victim to this highly contagious viral disease since its outbreak in April, it's crucial for farmers to be vigilant and take necessary precautions to protect their livestock.

BHAKTAPUR, July 31: The rapid spread of lumpy skin disease has taken a heavy toll on livestock in Bhaktapur district. According to the officials at the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Centre, the disease has escalated beyond control.

RAMECHHAP, Jult 28: As high as 381 livestock died of lumpy skin disease in Ramechhap district while the number of infected ones reached 21,000 plus.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The National Farmers Network (NFN) has demanded the declaration of a pandemic of lumpy skin disease in the country.

The recent outbreak of lumpy skin disease in Rasuwa district has sent shockwaves through the local farming community, with 159 cattle tragically losing their lives to this contagious animal disease in the past few days. The severity of this outbreak demands urgent attention and coordinated efforts from the government bodies concerned to address the issue effectively.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government on various contemporary issues including lumpy skin disease.

BAITADI, July 11: Rapid spread of lumpy skin disease has taken a heavy toll on livestock in Baitadi district.

The lumpy skin disease has emerged as a grave threat to the livestock industry, causing significant economic losses and posing a serious risk to animal health in Nepal. The recent outbreak of this viral disease has reached alarming proportions, resulting in the unfortunate demise of thousands of cattle in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Department of Livestock Services (DoHS) has sought more actions on the part of local governments to contain lumpy skin disease among the cattle. It has urged them to be proactive in purchasing medicines and vaccines against the disease.

MANAHARI, May 17: Over 18,000 cows from 13 districts of Bagmati Province are reported to have contracted the lumpy skin disease.