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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Young, Ronald E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Article Title
Foot and mouth disease: The lessons for Jamaica
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University of the West Indies. Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Mona. Newsletter
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Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
14
Issue ID
2
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6-7
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Abstract
Discusses the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the UK in 2001 in relation to the earlier outbreak of Mad Cow Disease. Suggests that, in light of the drastic health and monetary consequences of these outbreaks it is in the interest of all countries involved in animal husbandry to institute rigorous measures to prevent the spread of certain animal diseases and to maintain close scrutiny of their animals to detect the first signs of infection.....
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