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Funding included in the latest farm bill enacted by the US Congress will allow USDA to establish a vaccine bank to help prepare responses to outbreaks of foreign animal diseases. This fall USDA will start the program by purchasing stocks of vaccine for foot-and-mouth disease.
More details on the new foreign animal disease vaccine bank can be read in Feedstuffs.
Read more about treatment, control, and prevention of foot-and-mouth disease in the MSD Veterinary Manual.