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FMD: Nationwide live auction ban to curb further spread

On 4 December 2019 the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries published an update on the new prescribed regulatory control measures relating...

Biosecurity in SA: Taking up the mantle of accountability

Over the past three years, numerous foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks rocked FMD-controlled areas, which is quite normal according to Dr Pieter Vervoort,...

ARC’s contribution to the control of the 2019 FMD outbreak

The ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Research Campus (ARC-OVR) has a long tradition of veterinary research since its founding in 1908. It is nationally and internationally recognised...

Progress: Foot-and-mouth disease outbreak

On 1 November, veterinary services were alerted to clinical signs suspected to be foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in a herd of cattle on...

DAFF confirms new FMD outbreak in Limpopo

On 1 November 2019, veterinary services were alerted to clinical signs suspicious for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in a herd of cattle on...

FMD officially confirmed in Namibia’s Zambezi Region

The movement of all cloven-hoofed animals and their products within, into and out of the Zambezi Region has been banned after an...

FMD: China lifts ban of imported cloven hoofed animals

On the 23rd of July 2019, the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) announced that, subsequent to...

The Animal Diseases Act: Foot-and-mouth disease

This article is part of a series of articles educating livestock owners and farmers about the importance and effect of the Animal...

War for FMD-free status continues

South Africa experienced a FMD outbreak in the high surveillance area of the FMD free zone in Limpopo on 7 January 2019...

Bek-en-klouseer is hopelik verby

Die bek-en-klouseer-uitbreking in die land is waarskynlik verby. Die Departement van Landbou, Bosbou en Vissery (DAFF) het ‘n aansoek aan die Wêrelddieregesondheidsorganisie...