7 local institutions have been identified responsible for spreading rumors on Anthrax, said by the Minister of fish and livestock. In a meeting with the beef sellers, the Minister of said about this. He pointed that those who have interest in making profit by causing hindrance in beef selling may have done the work. The minister also said that the Red alert will soon be removed. However, the on going process of vaccination and other programs will continue.
The minister emphasized that there had been no case of Anthrax since 18 September