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  • Friday, February 16, 2024 at 6:12:06 AM

Iraq Announces Control Over the Spread of the Bluetongue Virus Infecting Livestock

After nearly two months of its spread, leading to China banning Iraqi meat imports, the Veterinary Department of the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture has announced the eradication of the “bluetongue” virus that infects livestock. Muhammad al-Khuzaie, a spokesman for the Iraqi agriculture minister, confirmed that “epidemic hotspots have been identified and the standard procedures have been taken in su...