In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A doctor from the Institute for Animal Health said: ‘This year the bluetongue virus reached Sardinia, Sicily, Corsica and mainland Italy for the first time.’
- C. sonorensis are known to be disease carriers, or vectors, that transmit bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic viruses among livestock and wildlife.
- The first case of "bluetongue" disease has been detected in France, the French Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday.
- In August 2006, Dutch authorities reported the first ever case of bluetongue in Northern Europe.
- Outbreaks of bluetongue disease, a viral disease of sheep, have been reported in Bulgaria and Sardinia, locations where the disease was previously unknown.
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