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In England, appeared again FMD

September 12 2007

Today in Surrey, London, were reported more cases of livestock FMD. Fireplace epizootics is 48 kilometers away from where it is the disease broke out last time. Prime Minister Gordon Brown in the next few hours would hold an emergency meeting on the matter.

In the area of urgent preventive slaughter began. Around the towns of Egham and Staines temporarily installed a 3-kilometer quarantine.

This new outbreak of FMD occurred just days after the Aug. 6, 2007 the EU agreed to lift restrictions on imports of British meat. In late August, health authorities reported that the epidemic of foot and mouth disease has been avoided by the adoption of urgent and tough measures.

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