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Though there are some antibiotics available to treat the disease, even then the animal (given the antibiotics) is considered a carrier of the disease. Hence, elimination is the only option left.(Representative image)

Dangerous for humans too, Glanders triggers mercy killing of horse

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Oliver Fredrick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2019 03:26 PM IST
The Glanders and Farcy Act, 1899, gives the state government the right to destroy a horse, if it is diagnosed with the Glanders disease.
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