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International disease monitoring, October to December 2007
  1. M. Sabirovic1,
  2. L. Raw1,
  3. S. Hall1,
  4. H. Elliott1 and
  5. N. Coulson1
  1. 1 Food and Farming Group, International Trade Core Function, DEFRA, 1A Page Street, London SW1P 4PQ


  • New serotype of African horse sickness causes outbreaks in Senegal

  • African swine fever spreading in the Caucasus region, and its first introduction into Mauritius

  • Bluetongue virus serotype 8 spreads further south, east and west in Europe

  • Bluetongue virus serotype 1 spreading northwards in Europe

  • Rabies — introduced cases in western Europe

— These are among matters discussed in the international disease monitoring report for October to December 2007, prepared by defra's Food and Farming Group, International Trade Core Function

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