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UK Probes Suspected Cases of Foot and Mouth Disease in Pigs

  • Disease is suspected in pigs in Norfolk, UK ministry says
  • Measures restrict animal movement in zone, pending tests

The UK government declared a temporary foot and mouth disease control zone following suspected cases in pigs in Norfolk. 

The precautionary measures restrict movements of animals in a 10 kilometer- (6.2 miles) radius zone near Feltwell, Kings Lynn, pending the outcome of tests, the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said in a statement.