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Bluetongue spreads to sheep flocks in England

Published 14/10/2007

It has emerged that a virus attacking cattle has spread to sheep, after Bluetongue was found in two flocks in Suffolk in the UK.

The disease was first discovered in a cow near Ipswich.

It has now migrated into Essex.

Movement restrictions will be eased tomorrow.

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