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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.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010
FMD in Asia is Reminder to UK Agencies and Farmers
UK - NFU Scotland has sought reassurances from the Scottish Government that appropriate measures are in place to minimise the risk of foot and mouth disease (FMD) from Asia entering the country. ...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
FMD Threat Increasing, Warns FAO
GLOBAL - FAO has urged heightened international surveillance against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) following three recent incursions in Japan and South Korea. ...
Monday, April 26, 2010
Cattle and Swine Infected with FMD
CHINA - A new outbreak of foot and mouth disease has taken place at a village in Guizhou....
Monday, April 19, 2010
New $5M Five-Year FMD Preparedness Programme
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s livestock industries and the Federal Government are investing in a new five-year $5 million research programme to address vulnerabilities in Australia’s readiness to control Foot and Mouth Disease....
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Korea On High Alert After New FMD Cases
KOREA - Authorities in South Korea have notified the World Health Organisation of a new case of foot and mouth disease (FMD) - 16 days after the country was declared free of the disease. ...
Monday, April 12, 2010
Foot and Mouth Disease Simulation in Melbourne
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s ability to mount an effective response to a foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak will be tested during the three-day International FMD Symposium and Workshop (FMD2010) beginning in Melbourne today....
Friday, April 09, 2010
Cows and Pigs Killed in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea is slaughtering more than 2,500 cows and pigs after foot-and-mouth disease was detected at a farm. ...
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Developing New Vaccines Against FMD
GLOBAL - A sum of £1.3 million has been awarded to an international collaborative group of research institutions and industry to develop improved vaccines for foot and mouth disease (FMD). ...
Friday, February 19, 2010
Brazil Looking to Solve FMD Problem
BRAZIL - Flávio Botelho, agronomy professor at the University of Brasília (UnB), recognises that the budget for the agricultural sector as a whole, including that of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Science and Technology, has grown in recent...
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....
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)....
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