Newcastle Disease in Great Britain

GREAT BRITAIN - This is a followup report (No 5) from OIE on the outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Great Britain.
calendar icon 24 November 2006
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Information received on 17 November 2006 from Dr Debby Reynolds, Director General for Animal Health and Welfare, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), London:
End of previous report period: 10 November 2006 (see Disease Information, 19 [46], 797, dated 16 November 2006).
End of this report period: 17 November 2006.
Identification of agent: avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV1), lineage 4b.
Date of first confirmation of the event: 13 October 2006.
Date of start of the event: 21 September 2006.
No new outbreaks have been reported since the last follow-up report.
Final report: no.

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