What is hoof&mouth disease in cows?

Answer Hoof and mouth disease, or HMD, is an infectious disease originating in hoofed animals such as cows, pigs and goats. Numerous strains exist, including seven immunologic varieties and 60 subtypes.Lo... Read More »

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How is hoof&mouth disease transmitted?

Hoof and mouth disease affects livestock---swine, cattle, goats, and sheep---and causes the loss of animals and animal products. HMD has been absent in the U.S. since 1929, largely due to the vigil... Read More »

How is hoof&mouth disease treated?

Hoof and mouth disease (HMD) affects cloven-hoofed animals, such as sheep, cattle, swine, goats and wildlife, such as deer. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which uses the na... Read More »

How to Diagnose Fifth Disease Vs. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease?

Fifth disease, or erythema infectiosum, and hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) are both common childhood viral infections spread by direct contact. Fifth disease, caused by human Parvovirus B19, i... Read More »

Is hand foot and mouth disease the same as fifth's disease?