Kazakhstan now vaccinating swine in ongoing FMD epidemic

09-07-2012 | | |

The OIE reports that, in the Foot-and-Mouth Disease vaccination campaign taking place in Kazakhstan, the authorities are now also including swine.

The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Kazakhstan dates to August 2011 and is ongoing. A recent report to the OIE shows that, in tandem with an extensive vaccination campaign for cattle and sheep, 72 pigs have now also been treated with an unspecified vaccine.

The outbreak is ongoing and continues to be monitored, with standard quarantine measures being undertaken.

Related website:
Organization for Animal Health (OIE)

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