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Should there be fear of tropical pig diseases?

The sudden presence of the tropical bluetongue disease in Western European cattle and sheep herds, raised the question whether this outbreak could be related to global warming. For sure, the Netherlands have their plans listed, in case African Swine Fever would hit Northern.

Keywords: African Swine Fever, bluetongue, Wageningen, ticks, virus, Classical Swine Fever

Source: Pig Progress magazine. Issue 23.5


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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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