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TB in cattle

What is tuberculosis? Why is TB in cattle a problem? Do badgers spread TB to cattle? What is the Government doing?

The information on the TB pages of the Defra website is currently being reviewed. More up-to-date information will be available shortly.

Latest news

12 December 2003 - Ministers have published the Final Report of the Independent Scientific Group's Vaccine Scoping Study Sub-Committee. A news release has been issued.

11 November 2003 - The GB statistics for January - September 2003 have been published.

4 November 2003 - Ministers announce culling in reactive areas of the Randomised Badger Culling Trial is to stop immediately. Information on the culling trial, the text of the ISG advice, and a Q&A are also available.

10 October 2003 - The GB statistics for January - August 2003 have been published.

19 September 2003 - Public announcement of the ISG open meeting on 19 November 2003.

10 September 2003 - The GB statistics for January - July 2003 have been published.



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