Newcastle Disease in Great Britain

by 5m Editor
24 November 2006, at 1:54pm

GREAT BRITAIN - This is a followup report (No 5) from OIE on the outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Great Britain.

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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