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.
calendar icon 1 May 2009
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The disease came to light when cows started to become sick on April 15 at a dairy cow breeding farm in Changzhou city in Jiangsu province, a statement on the ministry's website late on Thursday said.

'At present, the epidemic is under effective control,' the statement said, adding a national laboratory confirmed the disease on Thursday.

Source: TheStraitsNews

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