IAEA helps European countries prepare for emerging cattle disease

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Starting today, 36 experts from 22 countries across Europe will be trained at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s laboratories on how to quickly detect lumpy skin disease – a highly infectious cowpox virus that is spreading through herds on the continent.

 

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The IAEA is holding a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this week on the potential use of a nuclear technique to suppress mosquitos spreading Zika and other viruses, such as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the University of Hawaii’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) signed an agreement today to cooperate on monitoring of external hazards in relation to the safety of nuclear installations.

Starting today, 36 experts from 22 countries across Europe will be trained at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s laboratories on how to quickly detect lumpy skin disease – a highly infectious cowpox virus that is spreading through herds on the continent.

The IAEA received a letter from Iran this week which referred to a leaked document and to the possibility of leakage by the Agency of parts of Iran’s initial declaration of its Additional Protocol.

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