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Great Britain to be declared free from bluetongue

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GREAT Britain will declare that it is free from serotype 8 of the bluetongue virus next month, having demonstrated to the European Commission that there has not been a case of the disease in the country for the past two years.

Defra announced on June 13 that bluetongue-free status will take effect from July 5 and will mean that restrictions on exporting sheep and cattle will be lifted. Animals exported to other bluetongue-free countries will no longer need to be vaccinated …

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