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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Foot-and-mouth disease is also called hoof-and-mouth disease.
"The people who become vegetarians after reading reports of hoof-and-mouth disease animal pyres are making ethical decisions," he says.
He also periodically e-mails his subscribers Updates on late-breaking news, such as imminent changes in frequent-flyer rules, special deals on railroad and airline packages, and the hoof-and-mouth disease's impact on tourism in the U.K.
A In light of the terrible devastation foot-and-mouth disease (also called hoof-and-mouth disease) has caused in British cattle, pigs and sheep, and the efforts taken to prevent it from entering the U.S., it's understandable that you would be concerned about the effects the virus could have on humans.
The achievement, however, was greeted as much with criticism as with praise in a nation beset by an agricultural crises prompted in part by an epidemic of hoof-and-mouth disease.
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.