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International Disease Surveillance
International disease monitoring, July to September 2009


  • African swine fever in the Caucasus region

  • Limited number of BTV-1 and BTV-8 outbreaks in France, and BTV-1 in Spain and Portugal

  • Outbreak of classical swine fever in domestic pigs in Lithuania

  • Further reports of highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds in Mongolia

  • Re-emergence of West Nile virus in Italy

These are among matters discussed in the international disease monitoring report for July to September 2009, prepared by Defra's Food and Farming Group, Global Animal Health

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