FMD hits Vietnamese northern province
Vietnam's northern Quang Ninh province has recently been stricken by
foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), according to a Vietnam News Agency report
The disease broke out in the province's Tien Yen district, affecting 11 pigs.
Local veterinary bureau has detoxificated affected farms and
vaccinated healthy cattle. However, the Vietnamese
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has yet to announce the
official outbreak of the disease in the province.
FMD is now hitting 31 communes in 10
provinces, namely Lai Chau in the north, and Phu Yen, Kon Tum, Quang Nam, Quang
Ngai, Khanh Hoa, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Dac Lac, and Thua Thien Hue in the
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