April 18, 2013
China reports FMD outbreak among cattle in Xinjiang
China's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) at a farm in Xinjiang, which is affecting cattle populations.
According to the report, 12 animals were found susceptible, out of which all 12 were affected and culled, as a result.
The origin of the infection remains inconclusive. However, several control measures have been applied in response.