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FMD Outbreak Reported in Qinghai

19 March 2013

CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported one outbreak of foot and mouth disease, affecting cattle at a farm located in Qinghai.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 1 on 18 March. The FMD outbreaks in China have been going on for a month.

A total of 63 animals were found susceptible, out of which two cases were reported. While no deaths were recorded, all 63 animals were destroyed.

The source of the outbreaks has not yet been determined.


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