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News and advice on notifiable disease outbreaks, such as Avian Influenza (Bird Flu), bluetongue and rabies.

CVO comments on a recent paper on the effectiveness of badger culling

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Defra’s Chief Scientific Adviser Gideon Henderson and I have written to the Veterinary Record to express our concerns about significant methodological flaws in a scientific paper it has published by Langton and colleagues1 on the effect of badger culling on …

How Do Government Vets Protect the UK from Rabies? World Rabies Day 2021

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Rabies across the world and the UK A ‘global day of action and awareness for rabies prevention’ led by the Rabies Alliance, who work with the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations), OIE (World organisation for Animal Health), WHO (World Health …