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Tuesday, March 31, 2009
French Attempt to Stamp out Bluetongue
FRANCE - With more than 32,000 cases of bluetongue in France last year and the arrival of BTV1, French farmers and vets are well versed in bluetongue vaccination....
Friday, November 28, 2008
BTV1 Confirmed in St Augustine
FRANCE - The confirmation of a first case of FCO BTV1 in St. Augustine in the department of Charente-Maritime causes a change in the zone BTV 1 and 8 in the department of the Vendee. ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
France Confirms New Cases of BTV8
FRANCE - Due to a circulating virus in the areas of the Ardeche, Ardennes, Aube, Ille et Vilaine, Lot, Meuse, Upper Rhine, the Savoie, Yvelines and the Essonne, the French bluetongue control zone has been expanded. ...
Saturday, September 29, 2007
France 'fighting bluetongue outbreak'
FRANCE - France is fighting an outbreak of the livestock virus bluetongue disease, and there have been 2,246 cases, the French Agriculture Ministry said....
Friday, September 21, 2007
New outbreaks of Bluetongue sheep virus in France, restricted zone widened
PARIS - The Bluetongue virus, which primarily affects sheep, is spreading across France with a total of 36 recorded cases, and the area in which the movement of live ruminants is restricted has been extended to cover 17 regional departments, announced...

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