Seems like this administration wants every disease it can get introduced into the United States.
Check it out:
Twice in the last twelve months the U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to import beef from specific regions of South American countries. And twice in the last twelve months agricultural organizations and lawmakers have met the agency head on and said “not so fast” in moving forward with the proposals due to potential risk of introducing foot and mouth disease (FMD) into the United States.
FMD is a highly contagious disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle. It has not been present in the United States since 1929.