Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Circovirus in pigs - wasted years in Britain.


Well, well!  This explains what Britain's infamous State Veterinary Service were doing about circovirus in British pigs from 1999 to 2005.

Absolutely nothing!

They were too busy scheming, lying, cheating, misleading the media and trying to terrorise anyone reporting them to Parliament, and the EU serious fraud squad, for test faking during Classified Swine Fever and Foot and Mouth.

Having got away with it so far, they are now repeating the performance with the results of their previous crime wave - MRSA st398.

This time it's even worse - nasty antibiotic resistant disease spreading from livestock to humans.

Report here

From exotic to endemic: a new disease of pigs

...9 November 2010

Research is underway to tackle a new and mysterious disease that threatens young pigs in the UK and Europe. Scientists have taken the first steps toward understanding the disease by developing a model to assess the severity of post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome (PMWS), a new but common disease in the UK which was first seen in England in 1999 and Scotland in 2002...

...Werling says that when his team started their research in 2006 they knew nothing about the status of the disease England and that no one was researching it in Scotland or Wales either.

"The first news was that PCV2 present in England on a shocking scale. Present in 99% of English farms before they started vaccinating," says Werling. ""We have a real endemic disease at the moment and we may really struggle to get rid of it or we may not get rid of it at all."...