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Classical Borna Disease virus causes fatal encephalitis

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Study results published in New England Journal of Medicine

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First case of West Nile virus infection in a horse in Germany

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On September 21, 2018, the first case of West Nile virus infection in a horse was detected in Germany. Confirmatory testing was performed by the...

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How we do Research on Animal Health

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Brochure of the FLI provides insights

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African swine fever – updated risk assessment regarding entry into Germany from Eastern Europe

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First cases of African swine fever (ASF) were reported in Georgia in 2007. Subsequently, the disease spread into the neighboring countries of Armenia,...

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First case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Europe confirmed

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In the beginning of April 2016, the first case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Europe was confirmed in Norway in a reindeer. CWD belongs to the...

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