Monday, May 6, 2024
Brazil pushed for quicker conclusion of national FMD efforts
Brazil had sped up its foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccination campaign as it aims to become completely free of FMD without vaccination by 2026.
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Ugandan government to import 10 million FMD cattle vaccine doses
The Ugandan Government has announced plans to import 10 million doses of vaccines to intensify vaccination efforts in the battle against foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the country's cattle population, The Independent reported.
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Rise in FMD outbreaks in North Africa
The European Commission for the Control of Foot and Mouth Disease (EuFMD) of the FAO has informed EU member states about the increase in foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks in several North African countries, including Algeria, Tunisia a ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
China sends 10,000 doses of FMD vaccine to Pakistan
China has donated 10,000 doses of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to Pakistan's Livestock and Dairy Development Department in Punjab.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
US officials accused of not adequately addressing FMD risk as beef imports from Paraguay permitted
US federal officials did not sufficiently assess the risk posed by a devastating cattle disease when they recently decided to allow beef imports from Paraguay, according to agriculture officials of several top beef-producing states in the U ...
Friday, November 10, 2023
Punjab, Pakistan minister advocates private sector involvement in FMD vaccine production
Ibrahim Hasan Murad, the Livestock Minister of Punjab, Pakistan, said that it is important to involve the private sector in the large-scale production of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to meet growing demand, Business Recorder reporte ...
Monday, May 8, 2023
Indonesia gets help from FAO and Australia to fight LSD, FMD infections in livestock
Indonesia has moved another step closer to eliminating lumpy skin disease (LSD) and foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) among livestock with the support of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Australia.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Canadian livestock groups welcome establishment of FMD vaccine bank
Livestock groups in Canada are hailing the country's pledge to set up a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine bank.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
HFMD outbreak in Eastern Samar, Philippines, is human-related, will not affect livestock sector, says agriculture department
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) said last week that the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak in Eastern Samar, is human-related and will not affect the animal industry in the region.
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Tetracore announces USDA's purchase of ASF and FMD diagnostic test kits
Biotechnology company Tetracore, Inc. announced its partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to provide a stock of PCR kits for both African swine fever (ASF) a ...
Monday, February 6, 2023
Livestock farms in Jordan shut down following discovery of new FMD strain
Jordan announced on February 5 the closure of all livestock barns in the country for 14 days after detecting a new strain of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the state-run Al Mamlaka TV reported.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Jordan's livestock official denies FMD outbreak among cows in Dhleil
Jordan's Assistant Secretary-General for Livestock at the country's Ministry of Agriculture Ali Abu Nuqta has declared that there is no outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) among cows in the Dhleil area.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
South Sulawesi, Indonesia, in joint effort with Australia to fight FMD
The provincial government of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, is cooperating with Australia on fighting the foot and mouth disease (FMD).
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.

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