DISEASE LABS FACE SAFETY INQUIRY
Aug 5, 07. Health and safety inspectors are to visit the laboratory complex identified as a possible source
of the foot-and-mouth outbreak in Surrey. The strain of the disease identified at Wolford farm, near Guildford,
was used in a batch of vaccine manufactured on 16 July by Merial.
The outbreak in 2001 led to between 6.5 million and 10 million animals being destroyed and cost as much as £8.5bn.
See also our report on the 2001 Foot and Mouth Epidemic MA #10