Foot-and-mouth disease: 22 years ago, an outbreak shook RS;  disease still terrifies Brazil |  AGROemDIA

Foot-and-mouth disease: 22 years ago, an outbreak shook RS; disease still terrifies Brazil | AGROemDIA

Photo: Gov. TO/Disclosure From the editorial staff //AGROemDIA This month marks the 22nd anniversary of one of the most turbulent moments in Brazilian livestock. In August 2000, a focus of foot-and-mouth disease was detected in Joia, in the northwest of Rio Grande do Sul. The resurgence of the disease caused enormous damage to the state’s …

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