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Botswana Vaccinates Cattle Against FMD

15 September 2010

BOTSWANA - Botswana's veterinary experts have vaccinated cattle herds against foot and mouth disease.

The World Organisation for Animal Health received follow-up report no.3 yesterday, 14 September.

An outbreak of FMD was first observed on 26 July 2010, and later confirmed on 3 August.

Although no new outbreaks have been reported, a total of 349 cattle in the administrative division of Kasane have been vacinated against the disease.

The cause of the outbreak has still not been identified.


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