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Namibia suspends animal imports from SA due to FMD outbreak

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WINDHOEK, 09 JAN (NAMPA) The Namibian Government has suspended all imports and in-transit movement of cloven hoofed animals and their products from South Africa due to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the neighbouring country.
Acting Chief Veterinary Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Dr Albertina Shilongo in a media statement on Wednesday said the suspension is effective immediately and all previously issued imports and in-transit permits are cancelled.
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