Chinese veterinary authorities have confirmed two outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in a pig farm the southern province of Guangdong and southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region, according to the World Health Organization.
The outbreak in Guangdong was confirmed at a pig farm with 948 animals.
Farmers at Deji Village, Qushui (Lasha, Tibet), reported 13 head of cattle displayed symptoms of foot-and-mouth disease.
In Guangdong, the pigs were infected with type A foot-and-mouth. However in Tibet the livestock were hit by the type O variety of the disease.