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Further FMD Outbreak Reported in China

07 January 2015

CHINA - A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported on a pig farm in China.

The outbreak led to 556 cases on the farm in Cihu High Tech district, resulting in 314 deaths and for a further 612 pigs to be destroyed.

The source of the outbreak is still unknown.

Lucy Towers

Lucy Towers
News Team - Editor

After graduating from The University of Sheffield, Lucy joined 5M in 2011 as part of the News Desk team. In 2012, she was promoted to editor of TheFishSite. With previous farming experience and a love for the great outdoors, Lucy has a passion for wildlife and the environment.

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