Oman government denies rumours of MERS in cattle

T TV Tuesday 05/February/2019 18:17 PM
By: Times News Service

The Ministry of Agriculture denied the presence of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus in cattle and camels in the Sultanate.
"The ministry has taken samples and inspected the herds of citizens' cattle and camels suspect of the disease, and the laboratory test results show the cattle are free of the virus." - Ministry of Agriculture
The ministry confirms that to date the cattle herds in the Sultanate are free from the virus.
They have urged the animal breeders, especially camels, to observe all necessary precautions when dealing with animals.