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Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Bulgaria

25 March 2011

BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported one new outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 7 yesterday, 24 March. According to the report, the outbreak took place in Burgas.

A total of 133 animals were found susceptible to the disease, out of which six cases were identified. All 133 animals were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive.


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