January 30, 2020 / 7:52 AM / 23 days ago

Russia logs foot-and-mouth disease on farm in far east

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has registered an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle and pigs on a farm in the far eastern Zabaikalsk region, officials in the region said in a statement on Thursday.

The disease was found in 58 cattle and 18 pigs, the officials said. The infected animals were destroyed.

A previous outbreak was registered in the same region in March 2019.

Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by John Stonestreet

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