Russian veterinary authorities have confirmed three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Srednyaya - Borsya, Duroi and Priargunsk (Zabajkal'Skij Kray).
The village Duroi is located at 3,5 km from the border with China, and the villages Priargunsk and Srednyaya Borzya are located at 1,5 km from the border. The affected territory is part of the buffer zone where vaccination against FMD is practiced. The isolates belong to genetic lineage SEA-97 of type A FMD virus.
Thursday April 4, 2013/ OIE.