Links To More Foot and Mouth Disease Information

Maps

Outbreak history (good graphics, requires Flash): http://www.guardian.co.uk/footandmouth/flash/0,7365,443772,00.html

Great Britain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food Summary Map: http://www.maff.gov.uk/animalh/diseases/fmd/maps/overview.htm

United States

United States Department of Agriculture’s foot and mouth site: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/oa/fmd/index.html

Europe

Equine World UK http://www.equine-world.co.uk/equestrian_news%5Cfootandmouth.htm

The full list: outbreaks and precautionary measures from the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/footandmouth/story/0,7369,443686,00.html

The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease:http://www.fao.org/waicent/FaoInfo/Agricult/AGA/AGAH/EUFMD/Default.htm

World Organization for Animal Health: http://www.oie.int/eng/en_index.htm

BBC News FMD Home Page:http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/in_depth/uk/2001/foot_and_mouth/

Great Britain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food:http://www.maff.gov.uk/animalh/diseases/fmd/default.htm

British Equine Veterinary Association: http://www.beva.org.uk

British Equestrian Federation: http://www.bef.co.uk

Australia

Commonwealth Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry Australia: http://www.affa.gov.au/

New Zealand

New Zealand's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry: http://www.maf.govt.nz/MAFnet/index/FMDindex.html

About the Author

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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