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China Reports Two FMD Outbreaks

China reported two new outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the southwest and northwest part of the country.

China reported two new outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the southwest and northwest part of the country. AFP reports more than 260 head of livestock were culled as a control measure, and both outbreaks are under control, according to China's Ministry of Ag.

The outbreaks were in two villages in Wanzhou district of Chongqing municipality in the southwest, and in Yongdeng county in the northwest province of Gansu. The northwest province of Qinghai reported an outbreak Sept. 30.
-- Joe Roybal