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China reports outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, culls 47 cattle

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    Published: 2018-09-14 20:20:42 BdST


China's Ministry of Agriculture reported on Friday an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in a herd of cattle that was transported to the Xinjiang region from Gansu province

On Sep 6, authorities discovered the suspected outbreak and on Sep 14 they confirmed a diagnosis of the O-type strain of the disease

The local government in Xinjiang then culled 47 cattle following the outbreak.

The outbreak is now under control, the ministry said.