However, hand, foot and mouth disease
isn't related to the animal disease that has attracted a lot of attention in recent years and is actually quite common.
Recent outbreaks of foot and mouth disease
in countries of east Asia.
7) Severe outbreaks have been reported to occur more often in Western Pacific countries (5) Hand, foot and mouth disease
has become an increasing public health concern in Asia due to deaths frequently associated with cases caused by enterovirus 71.
We have invited a group of experts from the European Union to prove that there is no cases of foot and mouth disease
She said: "We are aware of three nursery children having being diagnosed with hand foot and mouth disease
over the last two weeks.
Some developing countries have expressed fear that the inability to test for BSE or foot and mouth disease
and file reports according to OIE standards could prevent them from exporting farm products, particularly to industrialized countries.
Animal Health Minister Elliot Morley said the new measures would ensure foot and mouth disease
could be dealt with effectively.
United Kingdom-based Antec manufactures Virkon S, the premier disinfectant approved by the UK's Ministry of Agriculture and a number of regulatory agencies in helping to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease
The Irish government has indicated that it will be launching an advertising campaign in order to reassure visitors from the USA and Europe that the country is open for tourism, despite recent foot and mouth disease
Restrictions on the French meat and dairy trade imposed after the detection of foot and mouth disease
have been relaxed by the European Commission.
O'Grady said yesterday: "Next Tuesday will be the 14th day since foot and mouth disease
was confirmed in South Armagh [Northern Ireland] and if we continue to keep the disease at bay by that date, I think all the various groups involved in racing should get together with officials from the Department of Agriculture to set up a strategic plan for the possible resumption of racing.
The Singapore government has ordered all kindergartens and day-care centers to close until further notice after an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease
, health officials said Monday.
Australia's beef exports to Asia are set to slide downwards as outbreaks of foot and mouth disease
are reported in South Korea and Japan.
The virus causes a hand, foot and mouth disease
that is identified by sores in the mouth and rashes on the palm of the hand and soles of the feet.
Foot and Mouth Disease
Targeted as an Important Threat to Our Food Supply