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Friday, January 07, 2011
S. Korea Confirms More FMD Outbreaks Near Seoul, East Coast
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed additional foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks near Seoul and on the east coast, despite nationwide quarantine efforts to contain the spread of the highly contagious animal disease. ...
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
South Korea Reports Eleven FMD Outbreaks
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported eleven new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the country....
S Korea Expands Vaccination Areas to Combat FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea on Monday decided to expand areas where vaccination will be administered in the face of the country's severest outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the government said. ...
Thursday, December 30, 2010
S. Korea Reports Additional FMD Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed an additional foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak on Thursday, despite a month-long quarantine effort to contain the highly contagious animal disease....
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
More Cattle in Mozambique Hit by FMD
MOZAMBIQUE - The country's veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, affecting cattle....
Thursday, December 16, 2010
More Cattle and Swine Hit by FMD
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD), affecting cattle and swine populations....
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
FMD Spreads: Two New Outbreaks North of Seoul
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has reported two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) at pig farms north of Seoul, fueling worries over a nationwide spread of the disease that was first reported in a city located hundreds of kilometres south of...
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
More FMD in South Korean Cattle
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
Thursday, December 09, 2010
29 New FMD Outbreaks in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported twenty-nine reports of foot and mouth disease in Andong City, affecting cattle and pigs....
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Mongolia Vaccinates Cattle, Swine Against FMD
MONGOLIA - The Mongolian veterinary authorities have vaccinated all ruminants against foot and mouth disease in certain administrative divisions....
Thursday, December 02, 2010
South Korea Culls Diseased Animals
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has began culling more than 55,000 animals in an attempt to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth (FMD)disease in the country....
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Spreading Fast
SOUTH KOREA - Three more cattle farms in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, were found to have been infected with the deadly foot-and-mouth disease Thursday, sparking fears that livestock farms in other parts of the country could be hit by the highly...
More FMD Cases Found; Prices of Beef and Pork Fall
SOUTH KOREA - The prices of beef and pork have fallen due to the news of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) being found at several more farms....
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
South Korean Cattle Now Under FMD Threat
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease, but this time, the affected population consists of cattle....
Thursday, November 25, 2010
FMD Breaks Out in Zambia
ZAMBIA - The Zambian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Report on Kansas Biocontainment Lab Incomplete
US - A new National Research Council report requested by Congress finds "several major shortcomings" in a US Department of Homeland Security assessment of risks associated with operating the proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan,...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
New FMD Outbreak in Mongolia
MONGOLIA - The Mongolian veterinary authorities have reported one new outbreak of foot and mouth disease....
Monday, November 15, 2010
Four New FMD Outbreaks in Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE - The country's veterinary authorities have reported four new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the country....
Friday, November 12, 2010
FMD Breaks Out in Myanmar
MYANMAR - An outbreak of foot and mouth disease has been reported in the country's cattle. ...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Sweden Carries Out Simulation Exercise
SWEDEN - Dr Leif Denneberg, Chief Veterinary Officer, Swedish Board of Agriculture, has informed the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) that a simulation exercise on foot and mouth disease (FMD) will be carried out in Sweden from 22 to 29 October...
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Mongolia Vaccinates Animals Against FMD
MONGOLIA - The Mongolian veterinary authorities have reported that the country's animals have been vaccinated against foot and mouth disease....
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Botswana Vaccinates Cattle Against FMD
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that cattle have been vaccinated against foot and mouth disease in the administrative division of Kasane....
Monday, October 11, 2010
Suspected FMD In South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - Suspected foot and mouth disease (FMD) laboratory results have been received from a few cattle that were sampled in the FMD free zone in the Greater Tubatse Local Municipality, reports the South African Department of Agriculture. ...
Friday, October 01, 2010
FMD Breaks Out in Mozambique Cattle
MOZAMBIQUE - The country's veterinary officials have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Botswana Vaccinates Cattle Against FMD
BOTSWANA - Botswana's veterinary experts have vaccinated cattle herds against foot and mouth disease....
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Mongolia Reports One New Outbreak of FMD
MONGOLIA - The Mongolian veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease, affecting cattle....
Friday, September 10, 2010
USDA Seeks Comments on FMD Vaccine
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is advising the public that it has released an environmental assessment for comment concerning authorization to ship and field test a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)...
Thursday, September 02, 2010
More of China's Cattle Hit by FMD
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the country....
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