IAEA Helps Bulgaria Tackle Cattle Disease with Nuclear-Derived Technique | International Atomic Energy Agency

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is providing laboratory support and expertise to help Bulgaria battle a cattle disease that can cause significant economic losses to farmers.

In response to a request from Bulgarian authorities, the planned assistance totalling EUR 50,000 will enable the fast and accurate detection of the virus that triggers lumpy skin disease, which can spread quickly within herds and affect milk, beef and leather production. The IAEA is delivering this support in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Commission.

Common in Africa and the Middle East, the infectious disease has occurred in parts of south-eastern Europe in recent years. It has a mortality rate of up to 10 percent, according to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). The OIE says the disease should be notified to authorities so that rapid action can be taken to contain it.

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IAEA Helps Bulgaria Tackle Cattle Disease with Nuclear-Derived Technique | International Atomic Energy Agency
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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is providing laboratory support and expertise to help Bulgaria battle a cattle disease that can cause significant economic losses to farmers.

In response to a request from Bulgarian authorities, the planned assistance totalling EUR 50,000 will enable the fast and accurate detection of the virus that triggers lumpy skin disease, which can spread quickly within herds and affect milk, beef and leather production. The IAEA is delivering this support in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Commission.

Common in Africa and the Middle East, the infectious disease has occurred in parts of south-eastern Europe in recent years. It has a mortality rate of up to 10 percent, according to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). The OIE says the disease should be notified to authorities so that rapid action can be taken to contain it.

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