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More Outbreaks of Blue Tongue on Macedonia

26 August 2014

MACEDONIA - Further outbreaks of Blue Tongue disease have been reported among sheep goats and cattle in the Republic of Macedonia.

According to the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) there have been 324 cases among sheep with 4,799 animals reported a susceptible to the disease and 48 deaths and for animals destroyed.

There have been a further six cases among goats with 186 animals threatened by the disease and three deaths.

There were two cases in cattle with 199 cattle susceptible.

The cases have been recorded in the regions of Bitola, Negotino, Vinica, Kavadaci, Stip, Delcevo, Strumica, Berovo, Radovis and Ohrid.

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