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Contingency planning
‘Exercise Walnut’ simulates exotic animal disease outbreak

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A ‘REAL-TIME, realistic simulation’ of an outbreak of classical swine fever (CSF) in the UK was held this week to test existing government plans and policies for controlling and eradicating a significant exotic notifiable disease.

‘Exercise Walnut’, held on June 12 and 13, involved the AHVLA, Defra, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, the …

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