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International disease monitoring, July to September 2006
  1. M. Sabirovic1,
  2. L. Raw1,
  3. A. Rogers1,
  4. F. Lock1,
  5. S. Hall1,
  6. H. Elliott1 and
  7. N. Coulson1
  1. 1 International Animal Health Division, DEFRA, 1A Page Street, London SW1P 4PQ


  • Classical swine fever outbreaks in South America, eastern Europe and east Asia

  • Foot-and-mouth disease reported from Africa, east Asia, eastern Europe and South America

  • Updates on highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe

  • Low pathogenic avian influenza controlled in the European Union (eu)

  • Outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Europe and South America

  • Outbreak of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia in Zambia

  • Emergence of bluetongue (bt) virus serotype 8 in western Europe, and spread of bt virus serotype 1 through Algeria

  • Vesicular stomatitis re-emerges in the usa and Ecuador

  • Lumpy skin disease controlled in Israel

  • Endemic sheep pox and goat pox continues to be reported by Turkey

  • First occurrence of peste des petits ruminants in the Democratic Republic of Congo; continued reports from endemic areas in Turkey

  • Outbreaks of equine infectious anaemia in the eu

— These are among matters discussed in the international disease monitoring report for July to September 2006, prepared by defra's International Animal Health Division

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