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New Foot and Mouth Outbreak in Chinese Pigs

14 May 2015

CHINA - There has been an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in Hubei province of China.

There were 25 cases of the disease on a pig farm with 179 susceptible animals. All 179 animals were destroyed as a result.

In response to Foot and Mouth events in the country, 141,955 cattle and 37,928 sheep have been vaccinated in Yunnan province and 1,779 cattle have been vaccinated in Tibet.

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