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Bluetongue Reported In Morocco

26 July 2010

MOROCCO - Six outbreaks of bluetongue have been reported in sheep in the south of the country.

The veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 21 July to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes six outbreak of bluetongue in sheep in the southern region of Sud between 10 and 12 July. A total of 1,069 animals were affected, of which there were 20 cases and three sheep died.

The last outbreak of bluetongue in the country was in December 2009.

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