Simulation exercise: Foot and mouth disease in Austria

8 and 11 November 2004

The Austrian Ministry of Health and Women informed the OIE that a real-time alert simulation exercise on foot and mouth disease (FMD) will take place in his country between 8 and 11 November 2004 according to Article 73 of EU Council Directive 2003/85/EC.

The aim of the exercise programme is to review and update the current Austrian FMD outbreak contingency plan. Internal and external observers will take part to its evaluation.

Animal Health Information Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
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