USDA: Invest in avian influenza preparedness

00:01:35 | October 16, 2015

Dr. Mark Davidson, associate deputy administrator of the National Import Export Services at the United States Department of Agriculture, speaks on avian influenza preparedness at a recent symposium, hosted in CapeTown, South Africa, by Ceva Sante Animale.

By September 2015 there were 309 individual outbreaks of avian influenza reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE); a staggering 147 percent increase over outbreaks reported in 2014.

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