U.K. Authorities Testing More Cattle for FMD

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British authorities were testing for a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) Friday, after cattle in a herd grazing several miles away from an initial cluster of cases were suspected of falling ill, raising fears that the virus is spreading.

(Horses cannot be infected by FMD, but can carry the virus on their hooves, skin, hair, and possibly in their nasal passages.)

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