Text Box: VACCINATION AGAINST SEROTYPE 4 OF BT VIRUS IN SPAIN Brussels, 22 March 2007Text Box: Subdirectorate General for Animal HealthDirectorate General for Livestock
Text Box: RESTRICTED ZONE OF SPAIN

CENSUS OF SENSITIVE ANIMALS WITHIN THE RESTRICTED ZONE

Text Box: BLUETONGUE VACCINATION PROGRAMME

INACTIVATED vsLIVE ATTENUATED

It can be used not only in sheep, BUT ALSO in bovine

It can be used along all the year

Useful tool to facilitate animal movement (no viraemia)

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INACTIVATED VACCINES AVAILABLE

20 million doses bought by M.A.P.A for 2007

Foreseen to buy around 15 million doses for 2008

3 laboratories:

-Merial: foreseen to be used for cattle

-Syvaand C.Z: foreseen to be used for sheep

Text Box: BLUETONGUE VACCINATION PROGRAMME
Text Box: NUMBER OF ANIMALS VACCINATED2005: 	43.497 bovines vaccinated with inactivated vaccine BTV-4 (Merial) 2006:	214.697 bovines vaccinated with inactivated vaccine BTV-4 (Merial)	Sheep: 2.585.660 animals vaccinated with inactivated vaccine (BTV-4
Text Box: BLUETONGUE VACCINATION PROGRAMMEText Box: PROPOSAL OF CONDITIONS TO MOVE LIVE ANIMALS FROM RESTRICTED TO FREE AREA USING INACTIVATED VACCINESVaccinated animals:Animals previously vaccinated: can be moved after re-vaccinationAnimals not previously vaccinated:Movement allowed 70 days
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