Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.


Tungiasis is a parasitic disease caused by the penetration and burrowing of female sand fleas of the Tunga genus (Siphonaptera: Tungidae) into the skin of goats.

In 2015, there were two severe cases of tungiasis that occurred in goat kids in Uganda.

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