Second Congress OIPORC 2011, at Evora city (Portugal) from 20th to 24th of June, as part of a series of celebrations and events organized in concurrent scientificcommemorating the 30th anniversary of the "Federación Portuguesa de Asociaciones de Suinicultores FPAS".
Program of the congress (spanish text)
In Barcelona, from 12nd to 15th of June, will take place the 6th International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases. Professor Sánchez-Vizcaíno will talk about "Prospects for African Swine Fever vaccines".
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Experts do not rule out a resurgence of the morbillivirus epidemicthat has killed dozens of dolphins.
Morbillivirus epidemic that has killed dozens of dolphins in recent times is currently engaged in a phase of 'silent epidemic', in which the deaths of animals have ceased, although experts do not rule that can produce a resurgence of virus.
Source and full article: europapress (spanish text)
The first Tissue Bank in the Mediterranean fauna contains 500 samples.
L'Oceanogràfic and the Animal Health group of the Complutense University impulse the Marine Animal Health program.
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Human action does clear the planet for the first time an animaldisease
Yesterday, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) officially declared eradicated rinderpest, one of the deadliest diseases for these animals. As explained by Professor of Animal Health (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid), José Manuel Sánchez Vizcaíno, "this is the first animal disease that has been eradicated by human action, something that has been achieved "with a global vaccination program continued and persistent " and a " very effective immunization. "
Full article: Público.es (spanish text)
This Thursday, May 26 has been presented the project: Marine Animal Health.
The general director of the City of Arts and Sciences, Pedro GarciaRibot, the head of Veterinary Oceanogràfic, Daniel Garcia, and director of the Reference Laboratory of the Organization for Animal Health (OIE) of the Universidad Complutense, José ManuelSánchez-Vizcaíno, present the project "Marine Animal Health",initiated by both entities.
This project arises from the collaboration in recent years between VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre (Complutense University) and the Oceanographic. The aim is to improve the health of the Mediterranean marine fauna and, by extension, the preservation of the marine ecosystem in general.
More information about this project of Marine Animal Health.