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Monday, March 26, 2012
DNA Based Vaccine Effective FMD Protection
GLOBAL - Researchers at the Institute for Animal Health in the UK have examined a new type of vaccination regime that protects cattle against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD). ...
Friday, March 23, 2012
Major FMD Outbreak Threatens Egypt
EGYPT - Urgent action is required to control a major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease and prevent its spread throughout North Africa and the Middle East, which could have serious implications for food security in the region, FAO warned yesterday. With...
Monday, March 19, 2012
More Pigs Affected by FMD
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported finding more pigs affected by foot and mouth disease during routine surveillance....
Friday, March 16, 2012
More FMD Cases Reported in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported more cases of foot and mouth disease in the country....
FMD Breaks Out in Primorskiy Kray
RUSSIA - Dr Nicolay Vlasov, CVO of Veterinary services at Russia's Ministry of Agriculture and Food has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Primorskiy Kray. ...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
FMD Spreading Rapidly in Egypt
EGYPT - In the space of only 48 hours, as many as 5,000 cattle have died of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), leading to a boycott of meat and dairy products in every village in el-Gharbiya. ...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
FMD Outbreak Reported in Libya's Banghazi
LIBYA - Dr Taher Ahmad Matouk, Chief Veterinary Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture's National Center of the Animal Health and Breeding Improvement has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Banghazi....
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Zambia Reports FMD Outbreak
ZAMBIA - The Zambian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Northern Mwamba Kaka....
FMD-Positive Pigs Found in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported finding FMD-positive pigs from three farms in the Nan-T'ou and T'ai-Nan regions during routine surveillance....
Friday, March 02, 2012
FMD Outbreak Reported in Primorye, Russia
RUSSIA - Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been found on a private farm in the village of Usachevka, in the Primorye region – also known as Primorsky Krai – in the far south-eastern corner of the country....
Thursday, March 01, 2012
Experts Participate in FMD Conference in India
INDIA - A delegation of experts including D.V. Mikhalishin, Candidate of Science (Veterinary Medicine), and A.V. Borisov, Candidate of Science (Veterinary Medicine), of the FGBI "Federal Centre for Animal Health" subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor participated...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
FMD in Libya Affects Cattle and Sheep
LIBYA - The Libyan veterinary authorities have reported ten outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Banghazi and Darnah....
Monday, February 27, 2012
FMD Outbreaks Affect Pigs and Cattle
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Kinmen....
Thursday, February 23, 2012
New FMD Outbreak in China
CHINA - Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General from the China Animal Disease Control Centre at the Ministry of Agriculture's Veterinary Bureau in Beijing has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Ningxia....
Thursday, February 16, 2012
FMD Resulting into Economic Loss of Rs 20,000 Crore Every Year
INDIA - The government today said the foot and mouth disease in livestock sector is resulting into direct economic loss to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore per annum....
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Buffalo Sparks FMD Fears
NAMIBIA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) is waiting for laboratory results to confirm the Foot and Mouth Disease(FMD) status of a buffalo that was killed over the weekend at Otjituuo, south of the veterinary red line....
Monday, February 06, 2012
FMD Cases Discovered in Pigs in Kinmen
TAIWAN - Dr Kwo-Ching Huang, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Council of Agriculture has reported two outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, both in Kinmen....
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Livestock, not Gazelles, Drive FMD Outbreaks
ASIA - Wildlife health experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society have published evidence which supports the conclusion that Mongolian gazelles—one of the most populous large land mammals on the planet—are not a reservoir of foot-and-mouth disease...
OIE: Thirteen FMD Outbreaks in Libya
LIBYA - Thirteen outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) have been reported to the OIE by Dr Taher Ahmad Matouk, CVO, National Centre of the Animal Health and Breeding Improvement, Tripoli, Libya....
Friday, January 27, 2012
South Africa Reports One FMD Outbreak
SOUTH AFRICA - The competent South African veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Mpumalanga....
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
S.Korea Company to Offer FMD Prevention Service
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's leading security service provider plans to expand its business operations to help control the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), industry sources said Tuesday....
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
FMD Breaks Out in Feeder Pigs
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in feeder pigs in the Penghu Islands....
Friday, January 20, 2012
IIlegal Movement Causes FMD in Caprivi
NAMIBIA - There have been two further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Nambia. ...
Monday, January 16, 2012
Paraguay Announces FMD Vaccination Programme
PARAGUAY - The National Service Quality and Animal Health(SENACSA) reported that the first period of vaccination against the 2012 Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak is to begin throughout the country....
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Venezuela Tightens FMD Restrictions
VENEZUELA - The Ranchers Federation of Venezuela demanded that the government suspends the import of meat and livestock from Paraguay, following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)....
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
OIE: Further FMD Cases in China
CHINA - A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported to the OIE by Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre....
OIE: South Africa Reports FMD Outbreak
SOUTH AFRICA - An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported to the OIE by Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Pretoria, South Africa....
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
OIE: FMD Outbreak Reported In Paraguay
PARAGUAY - An outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) was reported to OIE by Dr Hugo Federico Idoyaga Benitez, Director General of SENACSA, San Lorenzo, Paraguay. ...
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