Mat South province has been hit by lumpy skin disease which has resulted in the death of livestock especially cattle.
Lumpy skin is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes particularly during the rainy season

Lumpy skin is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever, discharge from the eyes and nose, skin lesions, edema of the limbs, and swollen lymph nodes. Farmers should vaccinate their livestock as a prevention measure.