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Footand Mouth Disease

Foot and Mouth Disease, an infectious common in cattle and in rare instances occurring in man. As the name implies, its most marked symptoms are developed in the neighbourhood of the mouth and feet, where a vesicular eruption manifests itself. On the mucous membrane of the lips and gums, on the tongue, in the interspaces of the front of the foot, and on the udder in cows, little blebs appear. There is some fever and constitutional disturbance, which last for a week or ten days. The disease is one of those within the scope of the Contagious Diseases (Animals) Acts.