Seminar On Congo Fever Held At UVAS

Seminar on Congo fever held at UVAS

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -5th Sep,2016) : The Department of Parasitology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organised a seminar on Congo fever, here on Monday.

Assistant Prof Dr Muhammad Oneeb delivered a lecture on the topic of Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in which he spoke about its transmission and precautionary measures.

He advised in his lecture that people should wear gloves and use other mosquito repellent like lotion, while buying sacrificial animals in cattle market.

He stressed buying animals in daylight so that nothing could be concealed regarding the disease in animals. Many experts from Parasitology Department spoke on the occasion and answered different questions regarding Congo fever. Students and faculty members of the UVAS attended seminar.