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EU health commissioner to meet Belgians over swine fever on Monday


  • World
  • Friday, 14 Sep 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said it will deploy a team of experts this weekend to coordinate with Belgian authorities over two case of African swine fever found in Belgium, and the health commissioner will meet regional ministers on Monday.

"The Belgian authorities announced yesterday that two isolated cases of African swine fever in two wild boars found dead in the forest in the region of Etalle," a Commission spokeswoman told a news conference, adding the EU executive was in close contact with Belgian authorities.

   

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