Horse entry banned in Delhi after disease outbreak
The entry of animals such as horses, mules, and donkeys in the city after the outbreak of Glanders disease was reported in the city.
Glanders is an infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Burkholderia mallei.
Glanders is mainly affects horses and can be transmitted to humans as well.
It also affects donkeys and mules and can be contracted by other mammals such as goats, dogs, and cats.
Some of the symptoms of the disease are Fever with chills and sweating, Muscle aches, Chest pain, Headache, Light sensitivity.
The disease is fatal and dangerously infectious.
In the last two months more than 40 horses in Delhi have been reported to have caught the infection.