Sapi-sapi di India Mati Terserang Wabah Kulit Berbenjol

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Sapi-sapi di India Mati Terserang Wabah Kulit Berbenjol

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Jumat, 30 Sep 2022 12:05 WIB

India - Ribuan sapi di India mati terinfeksi lumpy skin disease atau kulit berbenjol. Wabah penyakit ini disebut sebagai ancaman baru bagi ternak di seluruh dunia.

Workers remove carcass of cows that died after being infected with lumpy skin disease at a cow shelter in Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India, Sept. 21, 2022. Infected cows and buffaloes get fever and have lumps on their skin. The viral disease that is spread by insects like mosquitoes and ticks has killed at least 100,000 cows and buffaloes in India and sickened more than 2 million. (AP Photo/ Vishal Bhatnagar)

Pekerja mengeluarkan bangkai sapi yang mati setelah terinfeksi penyakit kulit di tempat penampungan sapi di Jaipur, negara bagian Rajasthan, India, Rabu (21/9/2022).  

Workers remove carcass of cows that died after being infected with lumpy skin disease at a cow shelter in Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India, Sept. 21, 2022. Infected cows and buffaloes get fever and have lumps on their skin. The viral disease that is spread by insects like mosquitoes and ticks has killed at least 100,000 cows and buffaloes in India and sickened more than 2 million. (AP Photo/ Vishal Bhatnagar)

Ribuan pemilik sapi di India melaporkan hewan ternak miliknya mengalami lumpy skin disease (LSD) atau kulit berbenjol. Banyak di antaranya mati akibat infeksi penyakit kulit itu.  

Workers remove carcass of cows that died after being infected with lumpy skin disease at a cow shelter in Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India, Sept. 21, 2022. Infected cows and buffaloes get fever and have lumps on their skin. The viral disease that is spread by insects like mosquitoes and ticks has killed at least 100,000 cows and buffaloes in India and sickened more than 2 million. (AP Photo/ Vishal Bhatnagar)

Organisasi Pangan dan Pertanian PBB (FAO) menggambarkan penyakit tersebut sebagai "penyakit cacar yang ditularkan melalui vektor" yang ditandai dengan munculnya benjolan-benjolan kecil pada hewan ternak.  

Workers remove carcass of cows that died after being infected with lumpy skin disease at a cow shelter in Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India, Sept. 21, 2022. Infected cows and buffaloes get fever and have lumps on their skin. The viral disease that is spread by insects like mosquitoes and ticks has killed at least 100,000 cows and buffaloes in India and sickened more than 2 million. (AP Photo/ Vishal Bhatnagar)

Para ahli mengatakan kemungkinan virus ini lebih menular pada sapi daripada kerbau. Penyakit ini endemik di banyak negara Afrika dan menyebar ke bagian lain dunia selama bertahun-tahun.  

Sapi-sapi di India Mati Terserang Wabah Kulit Berbenjol
Sapi-sapi di India Mati Terserang Wabah Kulit Berbenjol
Sapi-sapi di India Mati Terserang Wabah Kulit Berbenjol
Sapi-sapi di India Mati Terserang Wabah Kulit Berbenjol

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