Paraguay Finds Foot and Mouth Near Argentina, Bolivia

ASUNCION, Paraguay, July 14, 2003, Reuters: Paraguay has detected an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in a herd just miles from its northwestern borders with Argentina and Bolivia, health officials said.

Animal health service officials said 13 animals had tested positive for the disease in a herd at the Indian settlement of Pozo Hondo, 500 miles northwest of the capital Asuncion. MORE>