The USDA has developed a concise question and answer summary of Food-and-Mouth Disease. It also states what it’s response would be if there were to be an outbreak in the United States. FMD is a highly contagious disease that can affect domestic and wild cloven-hoofed animals. The United States is free of the FMD virus and has not seen an outbreak since 1929, but being prepared is your best protection.
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