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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2014, Article ID 373921, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/373921
Review Article

Challenges and Economic Implications in the Control of Foot and Mouth Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from the Zambian Experience

1Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, P.O. Box 50060, Lusaka, Zambia
2Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
3Royal Veterinary College, London AL9 7TA, UK
4Norwegian School of Veterinary Sciences, Ullevålsveien, P.O. Box 8146, 0033 Oslo, Norway
5Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Agricultural Research Council, Old Soutpan Road, Onderstepoort, Pretoria 0110, South Africa
6Sokoine University of Agriculture, P.O. Box 3297, Chuo Kikuuu, Morogoro, Tanzania

Received 4 February 2014; Revised 27 July 2014; Accepted 28 July 2014; Published 21 August 2014

Academic Editor: Timm C. Harder

Copyright © 2014 Y. Sinkala et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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