Foot-and-mouth disease : Global status and Indian perspective

  title={Foot-and-mouth disease : Global status and Indian perspective},
  author={Jitendra K. Biswal and Aniket Sanyal and Luis Rodriguez and Saravanan Subramaniam and Jonathan Arzt and Gaurav Kumar Sharma and Jef M. Hammond and Satya Parida and Jajati Keshari Mohapatra and Basavaraj Shrishail Mathapati and Bana Bihari Dash and Rajeev Ranjan and Manoranjan Rout and RAMAMURTHY VENKETARAMANAN and Jyoti Misri and Lal Krishna and Gaya Prasad and Krishna M L Pathak and Bramhadev Pattnaik},
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and transboundary viral disease of domesticated and wild cloven-hoofed animals. Wide prevalence of the disease in Asia and Africa associated with huge economic loss to the livestock farming and industry has increased the concern worldwide. The disease is a major threat to cattle, buffalo (both milk and meat) and pig production in endemic countries and therefore considered to cause food insecurity, both locally and globally. Currently, 6… CONTINUE READING


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