New Official Veterinary Rules on Anthrax Released


The order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation dated 14.08.2017 No. 403 “On approval of veterinary rules for the implementation of preventive, diagnostic, curative, restrictive and other measures, establishment and abolition of quarantine and other restrictions aimed at preventing the spread and elimination of anthrax sites” (Registered in the Ministry of Justice of Russia on September 6, 2017 No. 48093).

Veterinary rules for the Siberian anthrax characterize this disease, establish the necessary preventive measures, measures for suspicion of it, diagnostic measures. The rules contain mandatory requirements for the establishment and removal of quarantine, restrictive medical and other measures aimed at the elimination of anthrax, prevention of its spread and consist of seven sections.

The order was published on September 7, 2017. We remind you that in accordance with paragraph 12 of the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of May 23, 1996, No. 763 “On the procedure for the publication and entry into force of acts of the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation and regulatory legal acts of federal executive bodies” normative legal acts of federal executive bodies shall enter into force simultaneously throughout the territory of the Russian Federation after the expiry of ten days after the day of their official publication, unless the acts themselves establish th order of their entry into force.

Source: official website of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

New veterinary rules for anthrax are available here:

The news is presented by the Russian Society of Veterinary Immunology (ROVI)

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