TITLE

Vets on front line of global disease fight

AUTHOR(S)
Weiford, Linda
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/27/2012, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lecture delivered by Washington state chief veterinarian Leonard Eldridge at the Washington State University's Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals class. Eldridge claims that veterinarians will be the first line of defense against infectious agents that can have devastating impact on the economy and public health. He enumerates some of the diseases that can threaten agriculture, animal and public health, including Q fever, West Nile virus, rabies and avian flu.
ACCESSION #
75901369

 

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