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Outbreak of Koi Herpesvirus in South West, UK

6 September 2012, at 1:00am

UK - The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) at Cefas are investigating an outbreak of Koi herpesvirus at a fishery near Tunbridge Wells, East Sussex.

Initial controls have been placed on the affected site to prevent further spread of this disease and the FHI are currently assessing the extent of the outbreak and the options available for the control of the disease.

Details of the affected site will become public information when a confirmed designation is issued and this will be published through www.defra.gov.uk/aahm .

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