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Outbreak Of Oyster Herpes Virus In Netherlands

the Fish Site Editor
04 July 2011, at 1:00am

THE NETHERLANDS - An outbreak of oysreid herpesvirus 1 has been reported in wild pacific oysters in the Netherlands.

In total there have been 16 cases, with 30 oysters culled.

The outbreak occurred in a coastal population, with 50 per cent mortality.

The situation will continue to be monitored.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on oysreid herpesvirus 1 by clicking here.