Foot-and-Mouth Disease emerges in China

09-01-2013 | | |
Foot-and-Mouth Disease emerges in China

In south west China Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) has been confrimed in Guangyuan, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Lab results confirmed FMD type-O, after it has been reported that 30 pigs at a slaughtehouse displayed FMD symptoms, said a report by China Daily.


Currently measures are being carried out to stop the spread of FMD –  124 pigs were culled and the infected area had been sterilised.

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