OlE to develop new standards for novel H1N1 influenza A virus

May 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/16/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 20, p608
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The article reports that the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will develop animal health and welfare standards in relation to the H1N1 influenza A virus. The creation of such standards follows the official notification of Canada to the OIE about the first transmission of the virus from humans to pigs. It adds that the OIE noted the implementation of trade restrictions in several countries on the exportation of animal or products from countries that had declared cases of H1N1 infection.


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