Health Surveillance Group of the Complutense University hasdetected "morbillivirus" in more than 50% of the cetaceans analyzed.The current outbreak has led to a similar viral strain that caused the epidemics of 1990 and 2007.
SOURCE: Levante Mercantil Valenciano
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SUAT research team signed the first twinning agreement between OIE certified laboratories.
On April 1, 2011 began the agreement between the research group led by Prof. JM Sanchez-Vizcaino (reference laboratory of the OIE for African Swine Fever and African Horse Sickness) and the NationalVeterinary Research Institute for Virology and Microbiology (NRIVVaM) in Russia.
This twinning project will seek to improve the diagnostic capabilities of NRIVVaM in African Swine Fever at a level comparable to the standards of the OIE RL.
Dr José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaino gave a seminar the last 18th of March in Bellaterra after visiting CReSA. He talked about the current epidemiological situation of the African swine fever virus (ASFV) in Africa, the Caucasus and the Russian Federation.
Source: Press relase of CReSA
The conference was organized by the Embassy of the Netherlands and the Inter-Organization for Livestock and Meat of the Netherlands (PVV). You can view the entire program by opening the following images:
Interview with Prof. Sánchez-Vizcaíno in www.3tres3.comduring FIMA 2011.
Professor Jose Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno attended on February 18, as a speaker at the First National Congress of Veterinary Science students.
His speech is about the Animal health in the veterinary environment.
The meeting instends to promote research and dissemination of results among future profesionals (see the program).
Media about this new:
Veterinaria despierta el apetito investigador de los estudiantes - laverdad.es 18/2/2011
Sánchez-Vizcaíno intervendrá en el I Congreso Nacional de Alumnos de Veterinaria - murcia.com "Ciudad de Murcia" 17/02/2011