Bedford Borough Council

Swine Influenza Information

Swine influenza is a disease of pigs caused by a virus (influenza virus). Influenza viruses exist as various types and the most common type found in pigs is Type A. The virus is present in all pig producing countries, including the UK. Type A strains can also infect other species, including people, although the strains of virus involved are usually different.


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Environmental Health & Trading Standards Service

Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, 

Bedford, K42 9AP.

Tel: 01234 718099

Fax: 01234 718100


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Here you will find information on environmental and planning issues. This section provides a wealth of information including details on how to make or enquire about a planning application, rubbish, waste and recycling information.