The South African Department of Agriculture has informed the OIE of an outbreak of FMD. The outbreak is located in Mbombela (Mpumalanga) and affects only cattle.
Outbreak is within South Africa's surveillance zone of South Africa's FMD control zone. Cattle in this zone are vaccinated against FMD. Vaccination for FMD is prohibited in the rest of South Africa.
Monday January 9, 2012/ OIE.