Australia on high alert for foot-and-mouth disease | 7.30



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Australia's agriculture industry is nervously looking to the north with fears an outbreak of foot-and-mouth in Indonesia could reach Australia. An outbreak of the highly contagious virus would have huge consequences for the national economy and devastate rural communities. The federal government is urging calm. This week meat products containing foot-and-mouth fragments - not the live virus - were seized in Melbourne, only adding to people's nerves. Lucy Barbour has the story, and a warning that it includes some strong images from the last major outbreak.

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