International disease monitoring, April to June

Roberts, H.; Lopez, M.; Hancock, R.
August 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/7/2010, Vol. 167 Issue 6, p192
Academic Journal
The article offers an update on outbreaks of animal diseases from April to June 2010. It reports on a widespread epizootic of bluetongue virus serotype 1 (BTV-1) in France. East Asian countries affected by an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) serotype O include Japan and South Korea. A case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in a barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) was noted by the authorities in Hong Kong, China.


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