Foot and mouth lessons.

Position:Disease - Brief Article
 
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The fact that South Africa acted quickly and decisively meant it was able to contain and wipe out foot-and-mouth disease in pigs and cattle soon after it appeared in KwaZulu-Natal province late last year. The cost of the eradication campaign was about Rl2m ($1.5m). "There is a lot the European Union (EU) can learn from a third-world country like ours," says Ricky Chatburn, Manager of international trade at the SA meat industry company...

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