ANSES - Le Magazine

February 2017

Issue Spécial Maladies Animales Réglementées et Emergentes (MRE)

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Article Culicoides population monitoring in France during the expected 2015-16 vector-free period

Following the reemergence of bluetongue virus in September 2015, a new monitoring network for Culicoides populations was set up in France during fall 2015- winter 2016. Despite the mild temperatures of fall 2015- winter 2016, the Culicoides surveillance together with the virus circulation surveillance allowed to notify certain departments as free of both virus and vector activity starting late January 2016.