Monthly Archives: January 2011

Behind the 8-ball

In a highly contagious disease event, our official response personnel would be behind a very large 8-ball because the disease moves ahead of our ability to detect it.  Everyone needs to recognize that the moment a case of foot-and-mouth disease … Continue reading

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FMD closes South Korea markets

South Korea was unable to shake off foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in 2010.  As the third outbreak of the year continues into 2011, the cull in South Korea has now surpassed the total of the 2002 outbreak (160,000) by 4-fold, reaching … Continue reading

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