Substandard vaccine inoculation against smallpox killed over the past week to 50 thousand sheep in Jizzakh, Kashkadarya and Samarkand, Uzbekistan, reports Monday radio "Ozodlik" ("Freedom").
According to the radio, about 40-50 thousand sheep fell after vaccination vaccine of unknown origin. Along with this, the magazine writes, many animals have survived and are now being treated with antibiotics. As the "Ozodlik" adults recover in three or four days.
Dangerous vaccine appeared ten days ago in Jizzakh, then it began to spread in the other two regions. In Uzbekistan it was imported illegally, with people buying it, not only with the hands, and in pharmacies. Now employees of the Veterinary Administration of the withdrawal deal of unused doses of the population, according to the publication.