Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

Latest Badges:

View all </The Scribe>'s badges.

Quarantine notice over outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease

26 April 2012, 14:53 Tony Karomo

A quarantine notice has been enforced by the Imenti North District Veterinary Officer following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease reported in Ntakira Location , Imenti North District of the Meru County.

Speaking in his office today, area District Veterinary Officer Philip Iringo appealed to livestock owners to present their animals to the nearest Government office if they suspect their animals were infected with the disease.

He said symptoms of the disease include sores in the Mouth and hoofs which if left unattended to could endanger   the life of the animal.

He said a joint vaccination campaign funded by the Government of Kenya and the Kenya Veterinary Association within the Meru County from 16th May this year.

He appealed to farmers to present their animals for vaccination saying the program will charge 70/- only for each animal.

Iringo said the diseases the Veterinarians will be treating and vaccinating include Foot and Mouth disease, Anthrax, Lumpy skin disease and rabies.

He said the department will be targeting all livestock within the Meru County adding that they were targeting about 10,000 animals.

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Cyril Mike Odhiz
Kenyans furious on young lady aft...

A young Kenyan woman is the talk of town after she posted a photo with her elderly lover after a round of steamy sex, or so the photo suggested.  Read more...

Submitted by
Kiplangat langat
Uhuru could be a one term Presid...

Bomet governor Isaac Ruto has said that President Uhuru Kenyatta could be a one term President if he fails to increase allocations to the counties. Read more...

Submitted by
Mody Sammy
35 year old farmer a new milliona...

A 35 year old farmer from Mpeketoni Lamu county has become the latest millionaire in town as she became winner in the ongoing ‘Shinda Mamili na Story Ibambe’. Read more...

Submitted by
Shakila Alivitsa
Leave your past relationship bagg...

Leave your past relationship baggage at the door when you start a new relationship. Read more...

Submitted by
Shakila Alivitsa
Advice from a young married Kenya...

I was just going to get water in the office kitchen and thought a simple hi was fine until I ended up in an hour long conversation with someone. Read more...

Submitted by
Shakila Alivitsa
Helping you find the type of man ...

To put it simply, you can’t go looking for fish in a meat market; you have to go to a fish market. Read more...