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Monday, March 04, 2013
FMD in China Affects Pigs and Cattle
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported foot and mouth disease outbreaks affecting pigs and cattle in Guangdong and Tibet....
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Ngara Under Quarantine to Contain FMD
TANZANIA - Authorities in Ngara District have imposed a quarantine following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the region....
Friday, January 11, 2013
China Reports More FMD Cases
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Sichuan....
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
China Reports Another FMD Outbreak in Pigs
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a farm in Jiangsu....
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Foot and Mouth Disease Reported Again in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been found in pigs during routine surveillance testing. ...
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Ministry Performs FMD Mock Test
SPAIN - Involving 50 veterinary and risk assessment experts the Ministry of Agriculture Food and the Environment have carried out an experiment in Toledo evaluating the preparation of veterinary services to respond to emergencies and train and coordinate...
St Andrews Leads Project to Find New FMD Vaccine
UK - A £5.6million research project, led by the University of St Andrews, aims to find a new vaccine to combat Foot and Mouth Disease in livestock....
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
More Foot and Mouth Disease in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Two new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) have been reported in pigs in Taiwan within the last month....
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
FMD Outbreaks Reported in East Kazakhstan
KAZAKHSTAN - Kazakhstan has reported two further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in its eastern regions, affecting cattle and sheep....
Thursday, July 05, 2012
$3M Earmarked for Coordination of World Reference Labs
UK - The world reference laboratory for foot and mouth disease (FMD) at Pirbright has been acknowledged by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN) and OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) as the centre of global expertise on research,...
Monday, July 02, 2012
More Than 100 Nations Support FMD Strategy
THAILAND - Farmers and consumers stand to benefit from a new global strategy to control the spread of a deadly livestock disease that was endorsed today by representatives from more than 100 countries and international donors at a conference in Bangkok....
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
FAO and OIE Unveil Global Strategy for FMD Control
THAILAND - FAO and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) are joining forces to combat foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on a global scale, laying out a detailed strategy today to bring the devastating livestock disease under control. ...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Egypt Reports FMD Outbreaks
EGYPT - The Egyptian veterinary authorities have reported six outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Dumyat, Marsa Matruh, Suhaj and As Suways....
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
More FMD Outbreaks Reported in Mpumalanga
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa's veterinary authorities have reported four further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Mpumalanga's cattle populations....
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Libya Reports More FMD Outbreaks
LIBYA - The Libyan veterinary authorities have reported three outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Banghazi and Tarabulus....
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
East Kazakhstan Reports More FMD
KAZAKHSTAN - The country's veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the eastern region of Borovoe....
FMD Outbreak Reported in Botswana's Maun
BOTSWANA - Botswana's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a farm in Maun, affecting cattle and sheep/goats....
Monday, June 11, 2012
FMD Affects Pigs in P'ing-Tung
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in P'ing-Tung, affecting pig populations. ...
Thursday, June 07, 2012
Farmers on Border Urged to be Vigilent for FMD
COLOMBIA - Farmers in Aracua, Colombia are being urged to apply rigorous sanitary measures and control the smuggling of cattle from Venezuela to prevent foot and mouth disease (FMD) entering the country....
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
FMD Breaks Out in East Kazakhstan
KAZAKHSTAN - An outbreak of foot and mouth disease taking a toll on cattle and sheep has occurred in East Kazakhstan....
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
FMD Policy to Increase Readiness
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has developed a national policy for vaccination against foot–and–mouth disease (FMD), boosting Australia’s preparedness against the disease....
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Paraguay to Fully Eradicate FMD
PARAGUAY - In June, Paraguay will begin epidemiological sampling nationwide for the absence of Foot and Mouth Disease and this will bring peace to the region....
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
FMD Outbreaks Affect More Cattle in Libya
LIBYA - The Libyan veterinary authorities have reported more outbreaks of foot and mouth disease affecting cattle, sheep and goats in Tarhunah, Gharyan, Al 'Aziziyah, Al Khums and Al Fatih....
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
South Africa Reports FMD Outbreak in Mpumalanga
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Mpumalanga, affecting cattle at a diptank adjacent to the Kruger National Park....
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Government Strengthens FMD Control
ECUADOR - The Ecuadorian Agency for Quality Assurance, under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries, has acquired four mobile campers to strengthen road checkpoints as part of its Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) control programme. ...
Friday, April 20, 2012
FMD Breaks Out at Gaza Strip
PALESTINIAN AUTONOMOUS TERRITORY - Dr Khawla Salem Njoum, Director of Epidemiology Department, has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Gaza Strip, at a farm located 3 km from the Egyptian border....
Thursday, April 12, 2012
OIE: Further FMD Cases Reported in Taipei
TAIWAN - Four new cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) have been reported to the OIE by Dr Kwo-Ching Huang, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General, Taipei....
Monday, March 26, 2012
New Strain of FMD Cripples Livestock Sector
EGYPT - Egyptian beef production is expected to fall in 2012, whilst imports will increase due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD), according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service....
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