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Russia confirms foot and mouth disease on farm in Far East

Christian Fernsby ▼ | January 30, 2020
Russia has registered an outbreak of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) in pigs and cattle on a farm in the eastern Zabaikalsk region.
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The statement, issued early today, said the disease was found in 58 cattle and 18 pigs.

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The infected animals have been culled.

This is not the first outbreak of FMD in this region – a previous outbreak was reported in March 2019.