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Official name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  WRLFMD code: UKG (formerly BFS - British Field Sample)
  FMD introduced: 1839
  FMD eradicated: 1968
  History: August 1839: FMD first first appeared in Britain causing a serious epidemic.
1841: Severe epidemic of FMD.
1845: Severe epidemic of FMD in the autumn.
1852: Severe epidemic of FMD.
1869-70: Severe epidemic of FMD.
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1924: FMDV type O isolated (O Vallee strain 1 or OV1)
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1974: Jersey, Channel Islands; type C
1981: Jersey, IOW; type O
2001: severe epidemic; type O
2007: Surrey; type O
  Serotypes (Last rpt): O (2007), A (1966), C (1974)
  Current status: FMD-free
  Useful websites:  
               
    WRLFMD batch no. Date
Received
Type Virus isolates Topotype Lineage
  - WRLFMD/2006/00030 26/10/2006 NVD none - -
  - WRLFMD/2007/00001 08/01/2007 NVD none - -
    to be updated 2007 O various EURO-SA O1
               
               
  - WRLFMD/2011/00031 11/07/2011 NVD UKG/1/2011
UKG/2/2011
UKG/3/2011
UKG/4/2011
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  - WRLFMD/2011/00040 26/09/2011 NVD UKG/5/2011 - -
               
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