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Russia confirms foot and mouth disease on farm in Far East

Christian Fernsby |
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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Topics: RUSSIA    FARM   

The statement, issued early today, said the disease was found in 58 cattle and 18 pigs.

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.

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