Friday, August 03, 2007

Foot and Mouth Disease confirmed in cattle, in Surrey

Following an investigation of suspected vesicular disease by Animal Health on a holding near Guildford in Surrey, laboratory results have on August 3 2007 indicated that the Foot and Mouth Disease virus is present in samples from cattle on the premises.

The picture above was taken when Foot and Mouth Disease last hit the UK in March 2001 costing the UK economy £8 billion and leading to more than 6.5 million animals being destroyed.

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