Latest United Kingdom foot-and-mouth outbreak Stories
When foot-and-mouth disease swept through the British countryside in early 2001, more than 10 million sheep, cattle and pigs were slaughtered to control the disease.
Scientists in the UK have found a way to quickly identify livestock at risk from infection through airborne transmission of the foot-and-mouth virus.
The Bush Administration is likely to move its research on foot-and-mouth virus from an isolated lab in the Long Island Sound to the U.S. mainland near herds of livestock, prompting concerns about a catastrophic outbreak.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has reported a new outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in the western province of Qinghai, but it has already been contained, a state newspaper said on Tuesday.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).