|archmage||Date: Tuesday, 07-August-2012, 9:17 PM | Message # 1|
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Schmallenberg virus is present in the UK this summer and could spread throughout the country, scientists say.
Staff from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and Institute for Animal Health (IAH) found the virus in animals on the RVC's farm in Hertfordshire in June.
The scientists say this proves the midge-borne virus survived the winter, and will spread as midge numbers rise.
Read more/full article/source - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19151949