Genome sequences of foot-and-mouth disease virus O/ME-SA/Ind-2001 lineage from outbreaks in Libya, Saudi Arabia and Bhutan during 2013

The complete genomes of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) viruses recovered in Libya and Saudi Arabia in 2013 are described here. These viruses belong to an FMD virus lineage (Ind-2001, topotype Middle East-South Asia, serotype O) which is normally endemic in the Indian subcontinent. A contemporary virus sequence from Bhutan is also reported here.

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