hoof-and-mouth disease

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Synonyms for hoof-and-mouth disease

acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs

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Israel has handed over at least 150,000 doses of vaccine to the Palestinian Authority to prevent the spread of hoof-and-mouth disease among livestock.
The World Animal Health Organization on Thursday urged China and North Korea to disclose their information on hoof-and-mouth disease.
The Paris-based World Animal Health Organization will hold an emergency meeting in Tokyo next month to discuss measures to fight hoof-and-mouth disease, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said Friday.
Australia-bound tourists and goods coming from Japan will be inspected thoroughly by quarantine authorities who fear an outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease in Australia, a spokesman for the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service said Thursday.
In a bid to contain the spread of the virus, all cattle on Quemoy and other offshore islands are being checked for the hoof-and-mouth disease virus, Lee said.
The state, in turn, made the shift in land use from wildlife to cattle cheap and easy by lending capital to ranchers, paying for fences, subsidizing eradication of the tsetse fly and hoof-and-mouth disease, moving more tribal lands into white ownership, and providing massive gun power to eliminate wildlife that preyed on domestic crops and livestock.
Spurred on by the hoof-and-mouth disease scare in Europe, the USDA realized their current disease tracking system was costly and not robust enough to handle major crises.
The Kreighs made a number of sales to United Kingdom flyers when the outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease in 2000 prompted prohibitions on outdoor flying of radio-controlled aircraft.
The Miyazaki government declared Wednesday night that beef cattle raised in the prefecture are now free of hoof-and-mouth disease, a virus-induced ailment that can be fatal to livestock.
South Korea has admitted that its recent outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease has no connection with imported Chinese agricultural products, a Chinese newspaper reported Wednesday.