Libya Reports More FMD Outbreaks

LIBYA - The Libyan veterinary authorities have reported three outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Banghazi and Tarabulus.
calendar icon 19 June 2012
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received Follow-up Report No. 4 on 18 June. The affected populations comprise cattle and sheep/goats.

Out of 165 susceptible cattle, 41 cases were identified. No deaths were reported, and no animals were destroyed.

Spread of the disease through airborne means has been sourced as the main cause of the outbreaks.

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