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OIE: Further FMD Cases in China

10 January 2012

CHINA - A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported to the OIE by Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre.

The new outbreak was reported to the OIE on the 09/01/2012.

The new outbreak occured at Badong, Enshi, Hubei and affected swine only.

Of the 71 pigs susceptible, there were 24 cases reported. The outbreak resulted in all 71 pigs being destroyed.

The source of the outbreak is still unknown.


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