EU vets attack 'random' voluntary bluetongue vaccination proposal

March 2008
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2008, p56
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The article reports on the criticism by the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) of Great Britain's strategy for vaccinating against bluetongue, claiming it will be ineffective, random and unmonitored. FVE says that the plans fail to guarantee an optimal protection of the animals against the disease. In a statement issued by FVE, it says that vaccination will be completely voluntary and farmers will have to bear all costs.


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