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This page provides a summary list of both recent and past news articles related to Bluetongue Disease. To read news from a specific country click on that country's flag.

Thursday, July 30, 2009
No Bluetongue in the Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - The results of the tests conducted on a young bull on a farm in Aalten (Gelderland)in the Netherlands for Bluetongue have proved negative....
Friday, April 17, 2009
Dutch Cows Breach Bluetongue Rules
NETHERLANDS - The two in-calf Dutch cows which had been left stranded at Stranraer after breaching European bluetongue rules, are to be sent back to the Netherlands ‘as a matter of urgency’....
Thursday, December 04, 2008
Dutch Opt for Voluntary Bluetongue Vaccination
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch agriculture ministry has decided on a voluntary vaccination programme against bluetongue next year....
Monday, October 27, 2008
New Bluetongue Strain Confirmed
NETHERLANDS - Authorities have confirmed a new strain of bluetongue has been discovered on three farms in the south of the country....
Monday, August 18, 2008
Dutch Urged to Vaccinate
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch Agriculture Ministry urged farmers to vaccinate their goats, sheep and cattle against the bluetongue livestock disease after confirming five new cases in the north of the Netherlands on Friday....

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