foot-and-mouth disease

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Synonyms for foot-and-mouth disease

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

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Scientists used this technology to produce a new FMD vaccine.
The outbreak of FMD has prompted the BBP authorities to close the wildlife safari for an indefinite period, and to commence vaccination of the wildlife population.
Numerous etiologies have been postulated for FMD, including a genetic component, tobacco, hormonal influences, and ischemia to the arterial wall caused by fibrotic occlusion of the vasa vasorum.
"In the case of FMD, there may be a need to expand vaccination and inspection teams - not just of doctors and experts, but of para-vets and technical staff to vaccinate and inspect animals as they move around Pakistan," Ashford says.
A cow infected with FMD virus Picture: PIRBRIGHT INSTITUTE
Another notable finding was that, besides hypertension, which was the most common presenting manifestation of FMD (seen in 66% of the registry patients at initial diagnosis), other common presenting symptoms included significant, often migraine-like headache in 53%, pulsatile tinnitus (a whooshing sound patients hear) in 30%, and dizziness in 28%.
While accepting a national ban on livestock movement was an appropriate initial response to the FMD outbreak of 2001, given its widely dispersed nature, the Warwick team concluded that the same policy caused potentially avoidable economic harm during the FMD outbreak of 2007.
The statement said findings indicates that two kraals in Sigwe village are infected with FMD of which 50 out 0f 106 cattle showed signs of FMD infection, adding that the population of cattle considered to be a risk is about 40 000 cattle.
He said government was concerned about cross border movement of livestock across the common border which was putting the area at a very high risk of FMD and the emerging disease of Peste des Petits
[ClickPress, Wed Jul 03 2019] Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is an infection caused by aphthovirus belonging to the family Picornaviridae.
Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) on Monday (July 1) announced it had eradicated foot and mouth disease (FMD), after a one-year hiatus vaccinating livestock against the disease, United Daily News reported on Monday (July 1).
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Thursday got E.Saouma award 2018-19 from Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations for developing an effective National Control Programme (NPC) to prevent Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD).
An in-depth analysis showed that the pig had an A-type FMD virus, the ministry said.