Immediate Release Date: 08 January 2019
POSITIVE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE RESULTS IN THE VHEMBE DISTRICT OF LIMPOPO
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has been informed today, of positive laboratory results for Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle in the Vhembe District of Limpopo. Samples were collected during a disease investigation after reports of cattle with lameness were received. The positive location is just outside the FMD Control Zone in the Free Zone without vaccination.