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International disease monitoring, April to June 2005


  • African swine fever in Sardinia and Burkina Faso

  • Classical swine fever in Nicaragua

  • Foot-and-mouth disease in Colombia, China and Russia

  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) in south-east Asia and H7 outbreaks in North Korea

  • Low pathogenic avian influenza (H5N2) in Japan

  • Newcastle disease in Greece, Israel and Japan

  • Sheep pox and goat pox in Vietnam

  • Swine vesicular disease in Italy

  • Vesicular stomatitis in Bolivia and the USA

  • BSE in the USA

  • Glanders in the Middle East

– These are among matters discussed in the international disease monitoring report for April to June 2005, prepared by DEFRA’s International Animal Health Division

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