Foot and Mouth Disease in Trans-Baikal

11 September 2013, at 12:58am

RUSSIA - A new outbreak of foot and mouth disease has been found in the village Kulusutai in the Ononsky District of Trans-Baikal, which is in southern Siberia.

The new outbreak has affected 2,396 cattle, 210 sheep and 141 pigs.

The original outbreak on 4 September saw 83 cattle infected with the virus and 15 deaths.

The village has been placed in quarantine and Rosselkhoznador has established control measures for the outbreak and is conducting further studies of the pathogen.

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