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Officials have reported 293 suspected cases in 6 states alongside outbreaks of the disease in goats.
The outbreak involves 2 districts in the country's "cattle corridor" and occurs as Rwanda is reporting the disease in animals and possibly people.
Several factors heighten the risk of spread, including flooding, people and animal movement, and connections to other countries.
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