Foot and mouth disease fragments detected in Melbourne CBD

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated July 20 2022 - 7:16am, first published 3:33am
What is foot and mouth disease and why is a concern to Australia?

VIRAL fragments of foot and mouth disease have been discovered in pork products for sale in the Melbourne CBD, while several other pork products tested positive for African swine fever fragments.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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