Vaccine Lab Implicated as Source of FMD Outbreak

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is so highly contagious--and such a threat to farm economies--that the United States won't allow researchers to work with the virus on the mainland. But in Britain, a lab making Foot and Mouth vaccines was located near herds of cattle and might have been the cause of a new outbreak.

FMD does not typically infect humans, but its appearance among farm animals

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