Translation of bluetongue in Spanish:


virus de lengua azul, n.

Pronunciation /ˌbluːˈtʌŋ/


Veterinary Science

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    virus de lengua azul masculine
    • 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.