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The EFSA Journal publishes the scientific advice of the European Food Safety Authority which underpins the policies and measures taken to protect European consumers and the environment. The articles published in EFSA Supporting Publications inform the Authority’s scientific assessments or report on scientific events that are organised in the context of its scientific mandate.

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Volume 16 Issue 1 | January 2018
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Vector-borne diseases

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EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) et al.

After a request from the European Commission, EFSA's Panel on Animal Health and Welfare summarised the main characteristics of 36 vector-borne diseases (VBDs) in 36 web-based storymaps. The risk of introduction in the EU through movement of livestock or pets was assessed for each of the 36 VBDs individually, using a semiquantitative Method to INTegrate all relevant RISK aspects (MINTRISK model), which was further modified to a European scale into the EFSA-VBD-RISK-model. Read more