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Estonia May Have Escaped Newcastle Disease

by 5m Editor
5 December 2007, at 2:18pm

ESTONIA - So far, there have not been new outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Estonia after a single outbreak at Kulli farm near Tallinn reported on November 5, 2007.

If there are no new outbreaks, the existing quarantine restrictions in the 3 kilometers radius around the affected farm are expected to be lifted on December 14, 2007.

There have been no new outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Estonia since confirmation of the outbreak in Kulli farm near Tallinn on 05.11.2007.

All poultry located within 3 km radius zone were vaccinated against Newcastle disease as an emergency measure. If there are no new outbreaks, the quarantine related restrictions in the 3 kilometers radius zone around the affected farm are expected to be lifted as of December 14, 2007.

Furthermore, Estonia is intending to introduce the compulsory vaccination against Newcastle Disease starting from the first quarter of 2008.

Further Reading

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5m Editor