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BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7293.1012 (Published 28 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1012

Suspected case of foot and mouth in slaughterman: The first suspected case of a human contracting foot and mouth disease during the current epidemic was reported this week. The unidentified slaughterman, heavily involved in culling cattle, had blisters on his hands and feet and was being tested by North Cumbria Health Authority. If tests are positive, this will …

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