Bluetongue


Subject:
Livestock , Bluetongue Virus

Description:
Background and news about bluetongue, "a non-contagious, insect-transmitted, viral disease of sheep and wild ruminants. It is not known to affect humans." Provides a Q&A, a video clip, updates on bluetongue outbreaks (including those caused by serotype 8 of the bluetongue virus) in European countries, and information about control measures, monitoring and surveillance, and related material about the disease. From the European Commission Health and Consumer Protection Directorate General.

Publisher:
European Union (EU)

Language:
English

Source:
http://ec.europa.eu/food/animal/diseases/controlmeasures/bluetongue_en.htm


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