Updated FMD Report
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and the DirectorGeneral of Animal Health, Dr Maja, released an updated report on the FMD situation on 15 February 2019.
In the report it is indicated that 22 000 animals have been vaccinated since 14 January 2019. More or less 12 000 of these animals have been vaccinated in the disease management area and all vaccinated animals have been marked to identify them.
A complete standstill of all cloven-hoofed animals in the FMD controlled area is still in force. There is currently no sign that the disease has spread beyond the declared disease management area and the movement of cloven-hoofed animals (including game) and unprocessed animal products are allowed within South Africa on merit. Read more …