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This page provides a summary list of both recent and past news articles related to Foot and Mouth Disease. To read news from a specific country click on that country's flag.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
FMD Outbreak in China
CHINA - An outbreak of foot and mouth disease was confirmed in China. ...
South Korea FMD Update
SOUTH KOREA - An update on the second foot and mouth outbreak announced in South Korea on 13 January 2010....
Friday, January 08, 2010
Foot and Mouth Disease in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The foot-and-mouth disease has been found on a dairy farm in South Korea....
Thursday, November 26, 2009
China Reports Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported a new Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in the country....
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Govt Seeks FMD-free Status for Luzon Provinces
PHILIPPINES - The government will apply for a foot and mouth disease (FMD)-free certification to the World Organization for Animal Health (also known by its French acronym OIE) late this year, an Agriculture official said yesterday. ...
Monday, October 19, 2009
Malawi Identify Nine Cases of FMD
MALAWI - An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle has led to control measures been put in place....
Thursday, September 24, 2009
FMD Experts to Meet in Melbourne
AUSTRALIA - The latest developments in Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) research, diagnostics, surveillance and control measures will be discussed at the inaugural international FMD Symposium and Workshop to be held in Melbourne from 12-14 April 2010. ...
Monday, September 07, 2009
HPAI, FMD and PRRS Set to Return to Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Animal health officials predict that foot and mouth disease (FMD), blue-ear disease (PRRS) and highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) will soon return to the south of the country. ...
Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Veterinary Dept to Vaccinate 20,000 Cattle in Mazabuka
ZAMBIA - The Veterinary Department in Mazabuka has embarked on the vaccination of 20,000 head of cattle against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) to stop the spread of the disease to other parts of the district....
Monday, August 24, 2009
Danish Test Can Save Millions of Cattle
DENMARK - A group of Danish researchers has found a new test for foot and mouth disease that can save millions of cattle by determining whether anti-bodies are from the disease or a vaccination, according to
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Plan to Vaccinate 410,000 Cattle against FMD
INDIA - The district administration has made extensive arrangements to vaccinate 410,000 cattle in 30 days to protect them from foot and mouth disease, Collector M. Jayaraman has informed....
Friday, August 07, 2009
Outbreak in Rwanda
RWANDA - Foot and mouth disease, a highly contagious disease has been reported in Nyagatare district of the Eastern Province of Rwanda....
Thursday, August 06, 2009
Colombia Reports New Outbreak
COLOMBIA - The veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
Thursday, July 23, 2009
OIE Launch Major Drive Against Disease
GENERAL - A major offensive aimed at bringing Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) under global control has been launched by FAO and the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
FMD Reported in Chinese Taipei
TAIWAN - The veterinary authorities have reported a new case of foot and mouth disease (FMD) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
Monday, July 06, 2009
Anti-poverty Schemes Have FMD scare
INDIA - Success of the UPA Government’s poverty alleviation programme has a correlation with the foot and mouth disease (FMD) among the livestock population of India, according to Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar....
Friday, June 26, 2009
Request to Reconsider Decision Over US Lab
US - In an eleventh hour maneuver by the Bush Administration, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security decided on Jan. 12, 2009, to uproot the Plum Island research facility, presently located on an island off the coast of New York, to Manhattan, Kan.,...
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Ecuador Confirms 48 cases of FMD
ECUADOR - The Ecuadorian government on Tuesday confirmed 48 cases of foot-and-mouth disease in domestic animals, which prompted neighboring Colombia and Peru to take preventive measures on their meat imports....
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
FMD Breaks out in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The veterinary authorities have informed the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD)....
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Outbreak in China
CHINA - The veterinary authorities have informed the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about a new outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD)....
Friday, May 08, 2009
International Plan to Combat FMD in Eurasia
GENERAL – International experts on Foot-and-Mouth disease (FMD) have agreed on a plan to control the infection in Western Eurasia and stop it spreading west to Europe and North Africa, following a serious epidemic in several Middle Eastern countries....
Wednesday, May 06, 2009
UAE Bans Egyptian Dairy Products
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Tarek Tawfik, chairman of Egypt's Chamber of Food Industries has said that the UAE has banned imports of Egyptian milk and cheese after prohibiting imports of meat and meat products earlier in March this year, citing foot-and-mouth...
Friday, May 01, 2009
Foot and Mouth in China
BEIJING, CHINA - AN OUTBREAK of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease has been discovered among dairy cows in east China near Shanghai, according to the country's agriculture ministry. ...
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
China Reports New FMD Outbreak
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported two new cases of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) - in cattle - to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). ...
Monday, April 27, 2009
Brazil Back in the Chilean Market
BRAZIL - Seventeen Brazilian beef plants are now eligible to export to Chile, reversing the foot and mouth disease ban placed on Brazilian beef in late 2005. Access for 16 of the plants was granted last week by the Chilean Agricultural and Livestock Service...
Friday, April 24, 2009
Technologies Improve FMD Detection and Control
US - Improving the detection and control of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle could result from technology being developed and tested by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists....
Tuesday, April 07, 2009
DA Bans Cattle Imports from Egypt
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture on Tuesday temporarily banned imports of cattle and other animals susceptible to the foot-and-mouth disease from Egypt as part of the continuing government drive to keep the Philippines safe from FMD. ...
Monday, April 06, 2009
Philippines Disease restrictions
PHILIPPINES - Enforcement agents of the Bureau of Customs will be on alert against imported cattle and meat products from Taiwan and Lebanon following the reported outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the two countries....
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