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Border closure calls

A GROWING number of MPs have joined Wannon MP Dan Tehan who called on the Federal Government to consider closing its international border with Indonesia, if that is the expert advice they have been given to halt the spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD).

Mr Tehan was speaking to Sky News on Wednesday afternoon as reports came to light that viral fragments of FMD had been detected in meat products in Melbourne’s CBD; fragments were also discovered at Adelaide Airport on Thursday.

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