Ministry of Agriculture administers second dose of anti-FMD vaccine

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AMMAN Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan has begun administering the second dose of the anti-foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to combat the ongoing outbreak, which has claimed the lives of 458 cows and 554 calves since the beginning of the outbreak, as of Thursday morning. اضافة اعلان

Easing restrictionsAccording to local media outlets, the ministry's follow-up committee has eased the level of emergency and allowed leave for veterinarians and nurses while remaining ready to deal with any emergency.

The committee confirmed that the virus is not spreading outside infected farms.

The ministry has been working to contain the outbreak through vaccinations and other measures.

In the affected areas, over 27,000 cows have already been immunized, representing 80 percent of the Kingdom's cow herds.

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