Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) photos & resources
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United Kingdom epidemic of Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak news 2001Foot-and-Mouth Disease UK virus virion replication


*History of the UK epidemic 2001

Photographs of British farms and farmworkers after the Foot and Mouth Disease epidemic of 2001

-   newly published 2002   -

"Foot and Mouth: The Aftermath"
A collection of photographs
by Ian Geering



Foot and Mouth Disease - Facts: AVIS   Human infection & clinical effects: British Medical J.

Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV)
Virus strains: Type O Pan-Asia (FAO)  BBC   FAS   S. America
Life cycle: FMD virus   Survival: pH sensitivity

*FMD in: Africa   Controls in S. Africa   Paraguay

epidemiology and geographical spread of epidemics in the world The Geographical Structure of Epidemics
by Professor Peter Haggett, University of Bristol, U.K.
The Geographical Structure of Epidemics is an accessible and in-depth examination of the ways in which geographical and environmental concepts can enhance our knowledge of the ways in which epidemics spread through human populations, written by a leading expert with over 30 years' experience in the field.
* Epidemics as Diffusion Waves * Epidemics on Small Islands
* Global Origins and Dispersals * Containing Epidemic Spread

More Details

*EU opinion on vaccination + FMD control measures: Standing Veterinary Committee

*Cause of crisis? - abattoir closures, intensive farming: European Commission


*History of FMD in UK 2001



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