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FMD Breaks Out in Mongolia

06 May 2010

MONGOLIA - The Mongolian Ministry of Food and Agriculture has reported a case of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the East of the country.

The outbreak was confirmed on the 21st April and since then a total of 269 cattle have been destroyed.

In response to the outbreak a total of 4455 cattle have been vaccinated. Other control measures including quarantine, movement control, disinfection and screening have been carried out.

The cause of the outbreak is still unknown.


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