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100,000 Egypt cattle hit by foot-and-mouth: vets

By AFP CAIRO: Nearly 100,000 head of cattle are believed to have been struck by foot-and-mouth disease in Egypt, where a major new outbreak is threatening the entire region, veterinary sources warned on Tuesday. Essam Abdel-Shakour, the head of Egypt’s central quarantine service, said 93,734 head of cattle are believed to have been hit by …

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UN: Egypt’s foot and mouth outbreak could spread

By AP ROME: A UN agency is warning that an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Egypt could spread and threaten livestock in North Africa and the Middle East, leading to possible food shortages. The disease is not a direct threat to humans but meat and milk from sick animals are unsafe for consumption. …

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Egypt begins local production of FMD vaccine

By Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: Egypt began local production of the vaccine to combat foot and mouth disease (FMD) as the rate of infection has significantly decelerated, said Agriculture Minister Mohamed Reda. The minister was updating the cabinet of ministers with the latest in the combat the spreading disease. The rate of the disease increase has significantly …

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Agriculture ministry to order FMD vaccinations

By Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: Minister of Agriculture Mohamed Reda Ismail said that all financial resources needed to import the necessary vaccinations to combat Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) are available, and the order will be made once results are delivered from the Institute for Animal Health in London. An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) …

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Agriculture minister downplays concerns about FMD outbreak

By Safaa Abdoun CAIRO: Minister of Agriculture Saad Nassar said Monday that all precautionary and preventive measures are being taken to control the current outbreak of food and mouth disease (FMD) in Egypt. An outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) among cattle in Egypt has been a concern for the past few weeks, with the …

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