Disease Information

Additional Disease Specific Resources

Vaccination Information
FAD PReP/NAHEMS Guidelines:

Appendix A: Vaccination for Foot-and-Mouth Disease covers the disease-specific strategies and general considerations related to the use of vaccine as an aid to control an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the U.S.

This document is a supplement to FAD PReP/NAHEMS Guidelines: Vaccination for Contagious Diseases. Both documents are components of APHIS’ FAD PReP/NAHEMS Guidelines  Series.

Prevention and Control

Approved Disinfectants for FMD Virus

FMD Prevention Practices

Provides specific prevention recommendations for beef or dairy operations to implement once FMD has been diagnosed in the U.S.

FMD Prevention Practices Checklist

Supplements the FMD Prevention Practices handout.

FMD Response Package

If FMD is ever diagnosed in the United States, this “response package” can get prevention information into the hands of producers and allied industries as soon as possible.


The Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Pocket Guide and Wall Chart provide practitioners, veterinary students and government personnel with easy to use resources illustrating the progression of FMD lesions in domestic and feral swine and cattle.

FMD Progression of Lesions Wall Chart

Disease Categories

The links in this section will take you to a list of other diseases for that same category (e.g. diseases affecting that species, in a specific region, etc.).

Species Affected
Agent Type


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