According to the OIE 196 outbreaks of highly dangerous diseases were reported in the world on January 1-15, 2016. ASF outbreaks were reported in Ukraine (3), Poland (2), Lithuania (6), Estonia (76), and Latvia (53).
Veterinary Services of Iran and South Korea informed about 1 FMD outbreak in each country.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks have been reported in Taiwan (10), France (6), Nigeria (23), Hong Kong (1), and Vietnam (4).
New Bluetongue outbreaks were rregistered in France (9).
Low pathogenic avian influenza was reported in GB (1) which had been previously free from this disease.
Specialists of the ARRIAH Information and Analysis Centre keep up with the epidemic situation of highly dangerous diseases in the world.
FGBI “ARRIAH” Press Office