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an infectious, non-contagious disease of sheep and occasionally cattle, transmitted by Culicoides spp. Caused by an Orbivirus with at least 24 serotypes worldwide. Cattle are the reservoir and amplification hosts.
 Protection Zone will be extended again from today.

It will now cover Herefordshire, Telford and Wrekin Telford and Wrekin is a unitary district with borough status in the West Midlands region of England. The district was created in 1974 as The Wrekin, then a non-metropolitan district of Shropshire.  and districts in Shropshire - all previously in the surveillance zone.

Extension into the last parts of the surveillance zone has been agreed following a review of the vaccine available in the supply chain.

This completes the roll-out to the counties previously in the surveillance zone - and means that no surveillance zone remains in England.

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 in the areas coming into the protection zone will be able to obtain the vaccine as from today.

Protection zone restrictions will apply to those keepers coming into the extended zone.

Animals can only be moved out of the protection zone if they are vaccinated, naturally immune or moving for slaughter slaughter

1. the killing of animals for the preparation of meat for human consumption. Many methods are used. See also emergency slaughter, captive bolt pistol, carbon dioxide anesthesia, jewish slaughter, muslim slaughter, pithing, puntilla, shechita, sikh slaughter.

, subject to meeting certain conditions.
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Title Annotation:Business
Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jul 28, 2008
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