This category is for websites about bluetongue disease in the UK. Bluetongue is an insect-borne viral disease which can affect all species of ruminants.
Official advice for farmers and the public on the prevention of this disease, including symptoms, latest occurrences, protection zones, vaccination strategy, movement licenses and countryside access.
An up to date news source on this disease.
Welsh Assembly Government: Bluetongue
The latest news about bluetongue disease, its incidence in Wales, animal movement restrictions and the vaccination programme.
BBC News: Bluetongue Vaccination to Start
Article on prophylaxis measures as infective midge populations spread from the south east. (May 08, 2008)
The Rise of Bluetongue Disease
Information on the consequences of the arrival of this disease in Britain, its devastating potential and the availability of a vaccine. (September 28, 2007)
Last update:October 9, 2016 at 9:06:25 UTC