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WHAT HAPPENED ON 24th February 2001?

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23th February 2001


One in five pensioners in Scotland's hospitals is not properly fed according to a Government report. The study obtained by the Sunday Mail shows 21% are badly undernourished & only 10% of all residents have their dietary needs checked. It claims poor nutrition is causing A Scottish Executive spokesman said there was "great concern".

24th February 2001


Preliminary tests of the samples from the suspected foot-and-mouth case in Aberdeenshire have so far found no evidence of the virus. Further tests are now being carried out at Banks Farm near Fyvie. Conclusive results will not be available until the final 96-hour test is complete on Tuesday afternoon. Meanwhile the Scottish Executive is advising the public to keep well away from livestock & livestock farms until the outbreak is over.

24th February 2001


The Government has introduced powers to shut down rights of way in England & Wales in an effort to prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth. Under them councils have discretionary rights to shut down paths across individual premises & affected areas. The Scottish Executive is expected to announce similar measures later today. Meanwhile many National Trust & Forestry Commission properties in affected areas have been closed off.


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