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Brucellosis Identified in Belgium

20 March 2012

BELGIUM - After two cases of brucellosis were found on a cattle farm in Belgium, 262 cattle have been culled.

The source of the outbreak is unknown, but epidemiological investigation in on-going. The strain identified is Brucella abortus Biovar 3.

Brucellosis is highly contagious and causes abortion.

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