Foot-and-mouth outbreak in Russia

23 September 2005

Russian veterinarians confirmed a foot-and-mouth outbreak among 46 cows at the Lermontovskoye livestock farm in the Bikin district of the Khabarovsk territory in late August, according to the RIA Novosti news agency. The virus is thought to be the Asia-1 virus. Quarantine restrictions have been introduced at the farm and in three nearby villages.

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