Vets in Indonesia examine cows and buffalo for foot-and-mouth. Photo: EPA-EFE
Vets in Indonesia examine cows and buffalo for foot-and-mouth. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australia

Australia fears foot-and-mouth risk as Indonesia outbreak infects 20,000 animals

  • More than 20,000 animals have been infected across 16 provinces, raising fears the virus will reach tourist hotspots like Bali and pass to Australian travellers
  • The highly contagious disease has not been detected in Australia for more than 100 years, according to the government

Vets in Indonesia examine cows and buffalo for foot-and-mouth. Photo: EPA-EFE
Vets in Indonesia examine cows and buffalo for foot-and-mouth. Photo: EPA-EFE
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