More FMD in China's Swine

CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in swine.
calendar icon 4 May 2010
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received Follow-up Report No. 9 on Sunday, 2 May. According to the report, the outbreak occured at a farm in Xinjiang.

According to the report, 771 animals were affected by the visus (type O) and 771 showed susceptibility to the disease. 15 deaths were observed and 756 swine were destroyed.

The cause of the outbreak remains undentified.

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