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Foot-and-mouth disease information for veterinarians
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious animal disease that would have a severe impact on both the livestock industry and the Australian economy should an outbreak occur.
Australia is currently free from FMD. Veterinarians play a key role in recognising and reporting suspected cases of FMD.
- provides an overview of FMD
- describes the clinical signs of FMD and how to diagnose it (including photo galleries by species)
- explains how to report and respond to suspected cases of FMD
- outlines ways to prevent FMD.