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The disease, first reported in Norway in 1984 (5), has since been reported in Atlantic Canada (1996) (6); Scotland (1998) (7); the Faroe Islands and possibly Chile (1999) (8); and most recently Maine, USA (late 2000) (9); over the last few months (2001), infectious salmon anemia has spread rapidly in Maine (10).
Instead of responding quickly to the massive outbreaks of infectious salmon anemia in Chile, Cermaq continued to release juvenile salmon into its open-net cages, where many fish became infected by the highly contagious virus.
2% from 647,263 in 2006 despite the industry's disease problems, which environmentalists blame on overcrowding at fish farms and other sanitary problems that have made them a breeding ground for the infectious salmon anemia (ISA) that has killed millions of its salmon--and led, they say, to overuse of antibiotics.
The ongoing infectious salmon anemia outbreak in Chile resulted in a negative operational EBIT of NOK 65 million in the quarter for the group.
There's been bad news from Chile lately: an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA), a highly contagious virus, occurred on fish farms around Region X's Chiloe Island, and 90% of the fish thought to be infected had to be destroyed.

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