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Lung disease rate declines in Nepal Terai elephants

Kathmandu, Mar 25 (UNI) The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) among domesticated elephants in the Terai region has slowly declined, a senior veterinarian has claimed, according to a report in Th Kathmandu post on Sunday.
Speaking to the Post, Chitwan National Park (CNP) Senior Veterinary Dr Kamal Gaire said, “The rate of TB infection among elephants has come under control compared to previous years. Complete eradication of TB is not possible in a short span of time, but we have made significant progress so far in the last few years.”
Saturday marked the World Tuberculosis Day.
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