foot-and-mouth disease

Update news foot-and-mouth disease

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the implementation of drastic, comprehensive solutions to fight diseases in cattle and poultry.

Second strain of foot-and-mouth disease confirmed in South Korea

 A second strain of foot-and-mouth disease has been confirmed at a dairy farm in South Korea, three days after an outbreak was first reported,

South Korea to vaccinate all cattle against foot-and-mouth disease

 South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday it will carry out a nationwide vaccination for cattle against foot-and-mouth disease by Thursday in an attempt to prevent further spread of the virus.

Disease blight blitzes free cow programme

 VietNamNet Bridge – A corporate programme gifting cows to poor households as a poverty alleviation measure has done the opposite in four northern provinces.

Swallow bird flu under control

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has reported no more swallows (salanganes) have been found infected with avian flu H5N1 virus in the past three weeks.