officials said out of the 5,000 cattle tested for the foot and mouth disease, 284 tested positive.
South Korea has identified a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a dairy cow farm, the first discovery of the disease in the country since March 2018.
An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) has led to the temporary suspension of South Africa’s FMD-free status, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced January 8.
Scientists have developed a novel vaccine platform which would allow the product to be ready for distribution and use in six weeks rather than the current six months.
The new vaccine is composed of virus like particles (VLPs), which are effectively modified outer shells of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) virus that contain no genetic material.
Funding will advance commercial production of a new, low-cost vaccine targeted at foot and mouth disease (FMD) endemic regions.
Veterinarians working in animal husbandry department said that the unvaccinated migratory livestock and late vaccination of local livestock due to unavailability of medicines and vaccines were a cause viruses in livestock.
This sheet offers an overview of foot and mouth disease (FMD) signs, spread, control, and prevention.
This sheet provides a quick reference on foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccines.
While robust procedures are in place to prevent foot-and-mouth disease from entering the U.S., one veterinarian thinks it’s just a matter of time.