By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

According to the Main Department of the State Food and Consumer Service in Ternopil region, anthrax was found in a pony that lived in the zoo of Topilche Park in Ternopil , which caused the death of the animal.

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On October 1, a joint epidemiological and epidemiological investigation was conducted at the outbreak to determine the causes and circumstances that may have contributed to the disease in animals and to determine the potential danger of the probable spread of the disease among animals and anthrax in humans.

Medical supervision of nine contact persons has been established. As of October 5, no signs of the disease in humans, no complaints of ill health have been reported.

According to the results of the meeting of the State Emergency Anti-Epizootic Commission under the Executive Committee of the Ternopil City Council, a quarantine was imposed on the zoo. A set of anti-epidemic measures to localize and eliminate the source of infectious disease continues.

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