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International disease monitoring, January to March
  1. M. Sabirovic1,
  2. H. Roberts1,
  3. M. Lopez1 and
  4. R. Hancock1
  1. 1Food and Farming Group, Global Animal Health, Defra, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR


  • African swine fever outbreaks in the Caucasus region

  • Equine infectious anaemia in the UK, Belgium, France and Germany

  • Foot-and-mouth disease in dairy cattle in South Korea, a country previously officially free without vaccination

  • Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in Romania and Bulgaria

  • Rift Valley fever in South Africa affecting livestock and human beings

These are among matters discussed in the international disease monitoring report for January to March, prepared by Defra’s Food and Farming Group, Global Animal Health

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