Until recently, bluetongue disease
was restricted to Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas.
Vaccination against bluetongue disease
, EHD, and African horse sickness in Algeria is forbidden by law because vaccinated animals cannot be differentiated from naturally infected animals.
Scientists hope to use a fungus to control the tiny pests, which can transmit the deadly bluetongue disease
to sheep and cattle.
The European Parliament approved, on 7 April, an update of the EU's existing rules on bluetongue disease
(ovine catarrhal fever) to allow for more effective use of vaccines and to reduce red tape for farmers.
He added: "The incidence of Bluetongue disease
in France dropped dramatically to just 83 cases last year from over 32,000 in 2008.
In recent years the Royal has been blighted by bad weather and, in 2008, bluetongue disease
, which significantly reduced the numbers of livestock shown, and consequently visitors to the showground.
VACCINATIONS All rams entered in this year's Kelso ram sales in September must have been inoculated against bluetongue disease
They examine the ecology of such diseases, including their risks to humans and animal health, the influence of climate change, and topics of research that needs to be done, along with control issues including the efficacy of field studies and the growth of specific disease such as West Nile Virus and Bluetongue Disease
despite the development of control measures.
MPs said poor financial practices meant Dechra did not deal adequately with last year's flood and outbreaks of foot and mouth and bluetongue disease
FARMERS in the region who have not vaccinated livestock against bluetongue disease
were urged today to do so urgently.
Furthermore, in the context of the conflict between France and Italy with regard to the vaccination of grazing calves (broutards) against bluetongue disease
, the MEPs insisted upon the need to stamp out "any restrictions on vaccinated animal products".
FARMERS were today told the Bluetongue disease
restriction zones in South Wales would stay in place until further notice.
was confirmed in Northern Ireland for the first time yesterday.
Epizootic hemorrhagic disease and bluetongue disease
are endemic viruses that are spread by biting midges, tiny insects that thrive during hot, dry years.
SCOTLAND'S first case of deadly bluetongue disease
was last night found in a herd of cattle imported from Germany.