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Koi Herpesvirus Disease Kills Wild Carps

25 August 2014

ROMANIA - The Romanian veterinary authorities have reported a fresh outbreak of Koi herpesvirus disease at a lake in Buzau.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received an immediate notification on Friday, 22 August. The disease was initially observed on 8 July and confirmed on 8 August.

According to the report, 1500 carps were found susceptible, out of which three, weighing about 1 kilo, were found dead. 

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive.

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