China: Foot & Mouth Detected in Pigs Source: World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) (dated 01/03/2010) Information received on 01/03/2010 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Deputy Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Beijing, China (People’s Rep. of) Summary Report type Immediate notification Start date 22/02/2010 Date of first confirmation of the event 28/02/2010 Report date 01/03/2010 Date submitted to OIE 01/03/2010 Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease Date of previous occurrence 01/2010 Manifestation of disease Clinical disease Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus Serotype O Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced) This event pertains to the whole country New outbreaks Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1 Location(s) GUANGDONG (Huangjingwei, Baiyun District, Guangzhou)