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on December 20, 2010

Scientists Claim Breakthrough in FMD Fight

USDA scientists are claiming an important breakthrough in the battle against foot-and-mouth disease, the most economically devastating livestock disease in the world.

USDA scientists are claiming an important breakthrough in the battle against foot-and-mouth disease, the most economically devastating livestock disease in the world. Researchers at the USDA's Foreign Animal Disease Research Unit have identified the primary site where the virus that causes FMD begins infection in cattle. USDA says the discovery…

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