Since February 2, more than 155 pigs and 70 cows have been found to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease in Quang Ngai province with Mo Duc district alone reporting 45 cases.
|Pigs infected with foot-and-mouth disease|
The provincial Veterinary Department said they had destroyed 54 pigs and 12 cows. In addition, more veterinarians have been sent to assist with a vaccination program aimed at preventing the disease from spreading further.
Meanwhile, in Quang
Foot-and-mouth, a potentially epidemic disease, affects a wide range of animals including pigs, cows and sheep.