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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Bulgaria Reports One More Outbreak of FMD
BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported yet another outbreak of foot and mouth disease cattle, swine and sheep/goats in Burgas....
Low Risk of Prolonged Carriage of FMD Virus in Human Nose
UK - The carriage of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus in human nasal cavities after exposure to infected animals is short-lived, according to research published by researchers at the Institute for Animal Health last year. ...
Monday, April 11, 2011
Number of Pigs in South Korea Plunges
SOUTH KOREA - Foot and mouth disease has been blamed for the dramatic fall in pig production in the last quarter....
South Korea Reopens Livestock Markets
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea announced it planned to reopen all 85 of its livestock markets last week....
Friday, April 08, 2011
China Reports More Foot and Mouth Disease
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Guizhou....
Thursday, April 07, 2011
Ag Minister Takes Responsibility for FMD Pandemic
VIET NAM - In the outbreak of foot and mouth disease that infected over 135,000 cattle heads in 39 provinces, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday organized a video conference with the provinces hit by the epidemic....
More FMD Outbreaks in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported two more outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in buffaloes, cattle, swine and sheep and goats....
Monday, April 04, 2011
Livestock Slaughtered Over Health Scare
BULGARIA - Bulgarian government officials say some 350 farm animals were slaughtered at a village close to the southern border with Turkey as a precaution following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease....
Bulgarian Farmers to Be Compensated Over FMD
BULGARIA - Farmers in southeast Bulgaria will be receive compensations totaling BGN 2.4 M (EUR 1.2 M) for their livestock destroyed in order to contain the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)....
Friday, April 01, 2011
China's Xinjiang Reports FMD Outbreak in pigs
CHINA - China's northwestern region of Xinjiang has reported an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease among pigs, which killed 25 hogs and sickened 58, the second outbreak in the region so far in the year, the ministry of agriculture said....
Thursday, March 31, 2011
FMD Breaks Out in Taiwanese Swine
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine....
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
More FMD in Chinese Swine
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have report one more outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine. ...
Taiwan Confirms FMD Outbreak
TAIWAN - Taiwan's epidemic prevention authority, on 23 March, confirmed that 999 pigs infected with foot and mouth disease (FMD) have been culled and slaughtered - making this the most serious FMD outbreak in the past three years on Penghu Island....
With FMD Over, New Precautions Unveiled by Govt
SOUTH KOREA - Declaring that the nation’s worst foot-and-mouth outbreak was over, the government announced a new measure to tighten its oversight of the livestock industry last week, requiring farmers to apply for permits to operate cattle and pig farms...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
New FMD Centre Found in Southeast Bulgaria
BULGARIA - Dr Yordan Voinov will visit Sredetz municipality in the village of Granichar during a routine check of the veterinary team of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, where a new outbreak of FMD has been detected. ...
Friday, March 25, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported one new outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle....
S Korea Says FMD Costs Near $2.7 Bln
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea, battling against its worst ever outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease said on Thursday that the crisis has cost nearly 3 trillion won (S$3.42 billion) so far....
Thursday, March 24, 2011
More Foot and Mouth Disease in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported four more outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD). ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the Penghu region....
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Russia
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle, swine and sheep....
Friday, March 11, 2011
Cattle in Israel Affected by FMD
ISRAEL - Dairy cows and fattening calves have been affected by the foot and mouth disease virus, the country's veterinary authorities report....
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
FMD Discovered in Botswana Cattle
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle in the Maun region....
Monday, March 07, 2011
Three New Outbreaks of FMD Reported in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in three areas - Chungcheongnam-do (also knows as Chungnam), Ulsan Metropolitan City and Gyeongsangbuk-do, also known as Gyeongbuk....
Korea Mulls Permanent FMD Vaccination
SOUTH KOREA - The government is considering regular vaccinations for all livestock every six months for the next three to five years to prevent another outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease....
Friday, March 04, 2011
FAO-OIE Team in North Korea to Help with FMD
NORTH KOREA - A team of animal health specialists from FAO and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has arrived in North Korea to assist veterinary authorities there in responding to outbreaks of Foot-and-Mouth disease among pigs and cattle....
Thursday, March 03, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Swine
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Xinjiang....
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Protection Measures Lifted After Implementation Of EU Rules
BULGARIA - Using the new Comitology procedure for the first time, the European Commission decided yesterday to reduce the areas under restriction in Bulgaria due to Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). ...
Fighting FMD With DNA Vaccine
US - Inovio Pharmaceuticals has announced compelling results in a study of its DNA vaccine for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) administered by Inovio's proprietary vaccine delivery technology. ...
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