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What does FMD stand for?

FMD stands for Foot and Mouth Disease

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Hand, foot and mouth disease is a widespread viral infection commonly seen in infants, children and occasionally adults.
Under European Union rules, member states have to evaluate their foot and mouth disease contingency plans either twice within a five-year period or once during the five years after the outbreak of a major disease has been effectively controlled and eradicated.
On Friday, staff at Newdigate Primary School in Anderton Road, Bedworth, were notified by a parent that a child was found by their doctor to have the common viral illness - completely unrelated to foot and mouth disease which affects cattle, sheep and pigs.
Two human enterovirus 71 (HEV71) isolates were identified from hand, foot and mouth disease patients with genome sequences that had high similarity to HEV71 ([greater than or equal to] 93%) at 5'UTR, P1, and P2 and coxsackievirus A16 (CV-A16, [greater than or equal to] 85%) at P3 and 3'UTR.
Mr Bradshaw said progress includes the negotiation of a new EU Directive on Foot and Mouth Disease control, which has placed vaccination at the forefront of disease-control strategy.
DuPont and Antec have previously joined efforts in fighting outbreaks of foot and mouth disease internationally, including last year's outbreaks in Japan, Taiwan, Korea and South Africa and the 1997 outbreak in Taiwan.