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Foot-and-mouth disease found in Shanghai
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Foot-and-mouth disease was found in eastern China's Shanghai, said the Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday.

On Feb. 3, 41 milch cow developed the symptom of foot-and-mouth disease in the Wusi cattle farm in Fengxian district on the outskirts of Shanghai, while the disease was confirmed by national lab on Wednesday.

Emergency measures were taken and some 440 cows in the cattle farm were culled.

No outbreak of the disease has been discovered outside the cattle farm yet.

(Xinhua News Agency February 12, 2009)

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