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More than 2,000 cases of Foot & Mouth in the UK

Press Release   •  Sep 07, 2001 15:48 CEST

Early this week, the British veterinary authorities recorded the 2000th case of Foot & Mouth in the UK since the outbreak began on February 20. There is still an average of 3 new cases of the disease per day. The most recent outbreak was in Northumberland where it was believed that the disease had been eradicated.