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International Disease Surveillance
International disease monitoring, April to June 2009


  • African swine fever in the Caucasus region

  • BTV-1 and BTV-8 outbreaks in France

  • Sporadic cases of classical swine fever in wild boar continue to be reported from Germany and Hungary

  • Mixed serotypes of foot-and-mouth disease involved in outbreaks in the Middle East and south-east Asia

  • Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds in China, Mongolia and Russia

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

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