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.