Man tests positive for brucellosis after outbreak was confirmed in Vukovo village11 October 2018 | 16:21 | FOCUS News Agency
In his words, only one person tested positive from the first samples taken from people who had been in contact with the holding in the village of Vukovo, where the primary outbreak of brucellosis in small ruminants was discovered. The disease is a zoonosis, that is, an animal disease that may also affect humans. The man has been hospitalised for treatment at an infectious disease hospital in the capital. The search for other people who have been in contact with the infected farm continues.
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Dr. Krasimira Pancheva, Kyustendil health inspectorate: Nine people tested for brucellosis, one positive sample12 October 2018 | 15:10 | FOCUS News Agency
Kyustendil. Nine people have been tested for brucellosis, the sample for one of them is positive, Dr. Krasimira Pancheva from the regional health inspectorate in Kyustendil told Focus Radio. The people had been in contact with the farm where an outbreak of brucellosis in small ruminants was registered. The disease affects both people and animals. “The infection in the man most likely occurred while he was at work or was examining the animals. The treatment takes a long time […] Antibiotics and then home treatment,” said Dr. Krasimira Pancheva. No other samples will be taken for now, she added.Open in new tab
3 October 2018 | 14:07 | FOCUS News Agencyпрочети затвори
Kyustendil. There are no new cases of brucellosis among small ruminants in the village of Vukovo, the regional food safety department told Focus Radio. The veterinary authorities continue investigating the origin of the infection, registered in a local livestock farm. The measures imposed to prevent the spread of the disease remain in place, including a ban on transportation of animals from and to farms in Vukovo.Open in new tab