USA: Foot-and-Mouth Disease may travel from Britain to the U.S. with unsuspecting tourists
Dr. Robert Mead, state veterinarian, warned yesterday that anyone who has been to the United Kingdom during the last 30 days should stay away from farms, ranches and zoos. An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease -- a highly communicable viral disease of cattle and swine -- has been reported in England and Scotland. Although humans are not susceptible to the disease, they can serve as carriers.
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