UK: Record number of daily cases blights government claim that foot and mouth is under control
Farmers are preparing for the foot-and-mouth crisis to spread further despite the UK government's claims that the highly contagious livestock disease is under control. The total of confirmed cases stood at 168 on Monday. Agriculture minister Nick Brown said he was 'absolutely certain' that the crisis was under control, but the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food confirmed a record daily total of 25 more outbreaks yesterday. Brown said all known outbreaks could all be traced back to the original outbreak.
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