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Laboratory for
Foot-and-Mouth Disease

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  Foot-and-mouth disease has only occurred in this region on a few occasions in the past. Country links are not currently active.

Trinidad & Tobago

Curaçao (constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)

According to Machado (1969) there was an outbreak of FMD in 1957.

Guadeloupe (overseas region of France)

The FAO WRLFMD received a FMD type O virus from an outbreak in 1964.

Jamaica

Foot-and-mouth disease broke out in Jamaica in the 1920s, originating in cattle that were imported from India to upgrade the local stock. The disease was eradicated within a year after that outbreak. According to Machado (1969) there was an outbreak of FMD in Jamaica in 1953.

Martinique (overseas region of France)

According to Machado (1969) there was an outbreak of FMD in 1952.

References

Machado, M.A., Jr. (1969). Aftosa. A Historical Survey of Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Inter-American Relations. State University of New York Press, Albany. pp. xv+182 pp.

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