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a viral disease of sheep and cattle that is transmitted by biting midges

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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.
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.
This will allow farmers to protect their own livestock against the devastating bluetongue disease.
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.
BLUETONGUE disease 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.
The Swiss veterinary authorities registered the country's first case of bluetongue disease after six cows were infected near Basel.