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Tag: Monique Eloit

  • Thursday, October 31st 2019 - 08:42 UTC

    African swine fever will spread further and no country is immune, OIE

    “We are really facing a threat that is global,” OIE Director General Monique Eloit said.

    African swine fever will spread further across Asia where it has devastated herds, and no country is immune from being hit by the deadly animal virus, the head of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, June 6th 2018 - 08:32 UTC

    Brazil declared by OIE free of FMD with vaccination

    OIE Director general Monique Eloit delivered the certificate to Blairo Maggi, Brazil’s minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food at OIE headquarters in Paris

    The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has officially declared Brazil as a country free from Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) with vaccination. The decision for this occurred late May, in Paris. The decision took place after approval last year from the OIE’s scientific committee, which is constituted by 181 member states.