History and epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease in zambia: A review

  title={History and epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease in zambia: A review},
  author={Brian D. Perry and R. S. Hedger},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
Since the first report of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Zambia (then Northern Rhodesia) in 1933 (Morris, 1933) its regular reappearance in cattle has cost the country millions of pounds in control measures. The disease has been mild in indigenous cattle causing only transient lameness and occasional calf mortality but severe clinical disease has been reported in exotic (European) breeds. From time to time control objectives, methods and and strategies are reviewed and it is as background for… CONTINUE READING

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