Friday, September 23, 2022
Australia-funded project helps establish portable yards in Indonesia as part of FMD vaccination efforts
Five sets of portable yards to aid local government authorities in vaccinating cattle for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) across the Indonesian Archipelago have now been completed, thanks to a project funded by Meat & Livestock Australia ( ...
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Victoria, Australia set compensation concerning animals hit by FMD
Victoria, Australia has addressed concerns about the livestock compensation process if a foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak and stock standstill occurs.
Monday, September 5, 2022
FMD outbreak in Australia could lead to massive slaughtering of cows, officials warned
A foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Australia would mean the slaughtering and burning of countless cows and a national emergency being declared, officials have warned.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
World's first synthetic FMD, LSD vaccine could be created in New South Wales, Australia
The world's first synthetic vaccine for foot and mouth disease (FMD) and lumpy skin disease (LSD) could be developed in New South Wales, Australia, by August next year, fast-tracked by a $6 million investment by the Australian government.
Monday, August 22, 2022
More than one million farm animals vaccinated against FMD in Indonesia
As many as 1,589,144 farm animals have been vaccinated against foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Indonesia so far, according to data from the FMD Handling Task Force.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
South Africa battles against 116 active FMD outbreaks
South Africa is currently battling at least 116 active outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), said the country's agriculture, land reform and rural development minister, Thoko Didiza.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Australia's financial package to help Indonesia fight FMD and lumpy skin disease
Australia has announced a new $10 million biosecurity cooperation package to assist Indonesia as it responds to the outbreaks of both foot and mouth disease (FMD) and lumpy skin disease (LSD).
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Indonesia assures FMD vaccine has no adverse impact
Indonesia's Ministry of Agriculture has assured that the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine is safe for farm animals and did not cause significant side effects.
Monday, August 8, 2022
Next phase of FMD control programme starts in Nagaland, India
Under the aegis of the Nagaland Livestock Development Board (NLDB), the animal husbandry and veterinary services department in Nagaland, India, officially launched the second phase of the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) on ...
Friday, July 29, 2022
East Java, Indonesia sees highest FMD vaccination rate
The government of East Java, Indonesia, said that the province has recorded the highest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccination coverage, with 377,985 shots administered to farm animals so far.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Serious flaws in Australia's approach to compensation for FMD-related stock losses, says analyst
Major flaws exist in the AusVetPlan's approach to compensation for stock losses associated with any outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Australia, independent analyst Simon Quilty told an industry gathering on the Gold Coast in mid-July.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Nearly 34,000 jobs in Queensland, Australia, affected if FMD, lumpy skin disease hit country, report states
A new report has forecast an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) or lumpy skin disease to impact almost 34,000 regional jobs in Queensland, Australia, if it reaches the country.
Friday, July 22, 2022
Vice president of Australia's Livestock SA advises farmers not to be alarmed of FMD threat
Farmers in Australia should remain alert, but not alarmed at foot-and-mouth disease being at the country's doorstep, said Livestock SA vice-president Allan Piggott.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Australia provides financial support to obtain FMD vaccines for Indonesia
Australia has offered financial support in providing one million doses of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to be delivered to Indonesia in August.
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Secured access to FMD vaccines in case diseases hits New Zealand, say officials
New Zealand has guaranteed access to vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) if it is detected here, according to biosecurity officials.

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