Vietnam To Provide FMD Vaccine To Cambodia

VIET NAM - Viet Nam's southern province of Tay Ninh is considering providing 10,000 doses of vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and 200 litres of antiseptic worth over VND 200 million (USD 20,260) for Cambodia's eastern province of Kom Pong Cham, to help stamp out FMD outbreaks in livestock.
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To prevent the spread of the disease, Tay Ninh province has urged Kom Pong Cham authorities to ban the transport of cattle from the epidemic areas across the border into Viet Nam, reports

The province has also asked police, customs, border guards and market management forces as well as the people’s committees of border districts to strengthen coordination in preventing illegal cross-border cattle transport.

From September 15 to October 20, the province will conduct an inoculation against blood infections and FMD on its livestock.

Kom Pong Cham province reported on September 14, that around 14,000 cattle had contracted FMD.

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