Opinion is divided over vaccination dilemma

Watts, Andrew
August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/17/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 7, p45
Trade Publication
The article reports on the reaction of various groups to the use of vaccination to prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease in Great Britain. The strategic use of vaccination will minimize the collateral damage created by the government's slaughter policy according to Patrick Holden of the Soil Association. George Dunn of the Tenant Farmers Association supports the slaughter policy. David Catlow of the British Veterinary Association said vaccination should only be used when appropriate.


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