Foot and Mouth Disease Detected in U.K.; Some Horse Movement Restricted

Foot and mouth disease (FMD), a highly contagious viral disease of cloven-hooved ruminants, including cattle and swine, has been detected on a farm in Surrey, England. 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 during a foot and mouth outbreak could severely hamper the

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