Egypt virus outbreak causes mass cattle death

Thousands of animals die as a result of a serious outbreak of foot and mouth disease.

    Thousands of cattle and other animals have died in Egypt as a result of a serious outbreak of foot and mouth disease.

    A new strain of the virus was detected a few weeks ago and has infected more than 10-thousand animals across the country.

    Local farmers say the government has been slow to respond.

    Al Jazeera’s Sherine Tadros reports from Gharbiya.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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