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OIE: Foot and Mouth Reported in Algeria

09 April 2015

ALGERIA - There have been two new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease in Algeria.

There have been 16 cases in these recent outbreaks, but none of the affected animals have died.

The latest outbreaks occurred on farms near the towns of Marhoum and Sidi Ahmed, in the north of the country.

Infection began in the area in March, when new live animals were introduced.

In response to the disease, 65227 sheep and 6226 goats have been vaccinated in total.

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