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OIE Update on A/H1N1 Virus Outbreak in Norway

by 5m Editor
19 October 2009, at 10:36am

NORWAY - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) continues to monitor the outbreak of the A/H1N1 outbreak in Norway.

The veterinary authorities sent Follow-up report No.2 to the OIE on Friday (16 October).

One case of A/H1N1 has been reported in swine. The infected animal was removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter.

Some of the control measures applied are:

  1. Quarantine
  2. Movement control inside the country
  3. Screening
  4. Vaccination prohibited
  5. Treatment of affected animals (Antibiotic)

Further Reading

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