Free Webinar to Focus on Control, Trade Impact of Avian Flu05 June 2015
A free webinar focusing on control efforts and trade impacts of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 10, at 10 am EDT.
The panel will address:
• Current worldwide HPAI situation, with an update on recent H5 HPAI cases involving intercontinental viruses (H5N2 and H5N8)
• How vaccination can reduce illness and disease spread, and how it also can complicate disease surveillance
• Repercussions of HPAI on US poultry supply and how trade restrictions have reduced poultry exports
• How hot summer weather might dampen the spread of HPAI and the possibilities of a reemergence this fall
Webinar panelists: Dr. David Swayne, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Dr. Mary Pantin-Jackwood, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory; and Will Sawyer, Rabobank Food and Agribusiness Research.
The event is hosted by Watt Global Media and sponsored by Zoetis Inc.
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