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January 27, 2011
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Foot-and-Mouth Disease in South Korea signals regional risk

Coordinated, multinational response required

FAO is calling for veterinary and border control authorities in Asia to be on alert for animals showing signs of infection by Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), following an unprecedented outbreak of the livestock-affecting sickness in South Korea. The current FMD dynamics in eastern Asia, as well as the magnitude of the outbreak in South Korea, are unlike anything seen for at least a half century, the agency said [...]

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World Veterinary Year 2011: FAO, Veterinarians and Food Security

The work of FAO veterinary professionals reaches all corners of the world. At the moment, there are 156 veterinarians working for FAO. Of these, there are 14 in North Africa and the Middle East, 56 in Europe, 9 in Central Asia, 30 in East Asia and the Pacific, 11 in Latin America, and 36 in sub-Saharan Africa. [...]


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Livestock in a Changing Landscape
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