Saudis say F&M detected in 67 sites
Saudi Arabia's agriculture ministry announced Tuesday, April 3, that 3,800 cases of foot-and-mouth disease had been detected in 67 sites.
"Sixty-seven sites of the foot-and-mouth pandemic had been detected Tuesday in the regions of Riyadh, Medina, Mecca and in the western provinces", the ministry said in a statement quoted by the official SPA agency.
The statement reports 3,818 animals infected by the contagious disease, including 326 already slaughtered. — (AFP, Riyadh)
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