The department of veterinary services has admitted that it has failed to deal with the foot-and-mouth outbreak in the southern part of the country, which has claimed the lives of thousands of livestock.
The government has ordered all opportunistic infection (OI) clinics in the country to document and record patients who have developed side effects following the introduction of the three-in-one anti –retroviral treatment (ART) tablet early this year.
The lives of communal farmers in the drought-prone Filabusi district in Zhulube are a perennial struggle. They survive on the scanty yields from their maize plots, occasionally augmented with handouts from the government and aid agencies. PAMENUS TUSO REPORTS.