Foot and Mouth Disease Confirmed in China

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Confirmed in China

On May 26, China's Ministry of Agriculture confirmed outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Beijing, Xinjiang, and Hebei.

While horses cannot be infected by FMD, they can carry the virus on their hooves, skin, hair, and possibly in their nasal passages. Restrictions on livestock transport in a foot and mouth outbreak could severely hamper the

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