HC Deb 06 July 1983 vol 45 c125W
Mr. Gareth Wardell

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many outbreaks of paramyxovirus disease there have been in Cornwall, subdividing the cases by variety of virus and related number of fatalities.

Mrs. Fenner

Three outbreaks of the disease have been diagnosed in Cornwall and two other possible outbreaks are under investigation. About 250 birds are involved in the three outbreaks which are affected by the same virus.