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Friday, April 06, 2007
Bluetongue disease: potential spread from continental Europe to the UK
UK The possibility that bluetongue disease could come to the UK on the wind from neighbouring countries in continental Europe is the subject of a paper just published in the Veterinary Record "Will bluetongue come on the wind to the United Kingdom in...
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Industry Urged To Be Vigilant In Keeping Bluetongue Out
FARMING UK - The National Beef Association is pressing the cattle industry to make a special effort to stop Bluetongue Virus (BTV) entering the UK - especially through imported cattle. ...
Monday, November 13, 2006
Bluetongue: Restriction zone extended; New outbreaks in Sardinia and Portugal
EU - A Commission Decision to extend the bluetongue restriction zone in Germany, due to further outbreaks of the disease, was backed by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health yesterday. ...
Monday, October 23, 2006
Bluetongue in Northern Europe : OIE Reference Laboratory makes a breakthrough in identifying the vector causing the disease
EU - The OIE Reference Laboratory in Teramo , Italy established that an insect adapted to European climate acted as the vector responsible for the recent bluetongue outbreaks in Northern Europe . ...
Monday, October 16, 2006
Bluetongue outbreak prompts new measures
EU - The European Commission has extended the bluetongue restriction zone in Europe, because of further cases of the virus. ...
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