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Thursday, June 30, 2011
Agencies Set New Priorities After Rinderpest Eradication
GLOBAL - The eradication of the deadly rinderpest virus is a model for other diseases, according to FAO. Among the new priorities for control is foot and mouth disease (FMD)....
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
More Than 45,000 Animals Die of Foot-and-Mouth Disease
VIET NAM - A foot-and-mouth epidemic has broken out in 39 provinces, affecting more than 150,000 head of cattle. More than 45,000 animals have died or been destroyed, including over 5,000 buffalos, 938 cows, 37,760 pigs and 329 goats....
Friday, June 24, 2011
Another FMD Outbreak in Kazakhstan
KAZAKHSTAN - The Kazakhstani veterinary authorities have reported another new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle and sheep....
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Israel Reports Four More FMD Outbreaks
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported four new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Hafazon and Haifa, affecting cattle and sheep....
Monday, June 20, 2011
One New Outbreak of FMD in Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE - There was one outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the south of the country last month. ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Israel Reports More FMD Outbreaks
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported four new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle, sheep and goats....
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Another FMD Outbreak in Francistown
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported yet another outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a village in Francistown, the country's second largest city, where cattle were reportedly affected....
Thursday, June 02, 2011
New FMD Outbreak Compounds Botswana Beef Situation
BOTSWANA - The suspected outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in northeastern Botswana has compounded further the troubles bedevilling the cattle and beef industries in the Southern African beef exporter....
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Govt Sees FMD-Free Stamp Boosting Pork Exports
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines expects a boost in its pork exports after the World Organization for Animal Health last week declared the country free of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said Monday....
FMD Breaks Out in Kazakhstan Cattle
KAZAKHSTAN - The country's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle and sheep/goats....
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Israel Reports Three New FMD Outbreaks
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle and sheep....
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
FMD Breaks Out in Taipei
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in pigs....
Thursday, May 12, 2011
FMD Breaks Out in South African Buffaloes
SOUTH AFRICA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
Friday, May 06, 2011
New Study Offers Potential for Alternatives to Culling
UK - Research published today in the journal, Science, shows that scientists have uncovered a window of opportunity when it is possible to identify cattle infected with foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) before they become infectious and/or show signs...
Thursday, May 05, 2011
New Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease
BOTSWANA - A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease hase been reported in Botswana. ...
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
Israel Reports FMD Outbreak in Cattle
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Hazafon....
FMD Breaks Out in South Korean Pigs
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the province of Gyeongbuk....
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Zimbabwe Reports FMD in Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at Ingwizi Ranch in the province of Metabeleland South....
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Turkey Moves to Protect Itself from Bulgaria's FMD Outbreak
TURKEY - Turkish regions along the Bulgarian border are taking measures to prevent the spread of food-and-mouth disease from Bulgaria even though the Bulgarian authorities claim the infection came from Turkey....
Thursday, April 21, 2011
New Outbreak of FMD Occurs in N. Korea
NORTH KOREA - A new outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) occurred in four counties in North Korea last month and infected nearly 300 pigs and cows, a news report said Wednesday....
S. Korea Reports Additional Case of FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported an additional case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on Wednesday, a week after the government lowered the alert level for the highly contagious disease by one notch. ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Botswana Manages to Contain FMD
BOTSWANA - Botswana reports that it has managed to contain foot and outh disease outbreaks in the country. ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Farm Animals Die as FMD Compensation is Lagging
BULGARIA - Bulgarian farmers who have been forced to destroy their livestock in an attempt to tackle foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), would be fully compensated for their loss, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naidenov said on 18 April 2011, reiterating Government...
South Korea Reports One New Outbreak Of FMD
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported one new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Gyeongbuk province....
Four Outbreaks of FMD in Cattle and Swine
NORTH KOREA - The North Korean veterinary authorities have reported four new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle and swine....
Monday, April 18, 2011
S. Korea Not To Raise FMD Alert Level Despite New Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will not raise its present foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) alert level despite a fresh outbreak in the southeastern part of the country over the weekend, a government official said Monday....
S. Korea Confirms Additional FMD Case
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported an additional outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on Sunday, four days after downgrading its FMD alert level one notch. ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Controls Relaxed in KZN
SOUTH AFRICA - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Peterson has relaxed the movement certain meat products out of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) infected zone in KwaZulu-Natal. ...
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