Friday 10th August 2018

BVA calls for post-rabies vaccination waiting times to be extended post-Brexit

The BVA have set out an excellent policy statement on proposed Pet travel and importation requirements. ESCCAP UK & Ireland supports this position as part of an overall strategy for reducing imported exotic disease risk. Please lobby your local MP to raise this issue in parliament. While it is likely that all the points will not be adopted, the increased waiting time after rabies vaccination, compulsory testing for exotic diseases combined with maintaining the compulsory tapeworm treatment for E.multilocularis free countries would have a huge impact on disease risk across Europe.