DuPont Participates in Bird Flu Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C - Andy Perrella, DuPont Personal Protection, recently participated in a panel discussion at the Bird Flu Summit held in Washington, D.C. The summit was sponsored by DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise.
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DuPont Participates in Bird Flu Summit - WASHINGTON, D.C - Andy Perrella, DuPont Personal Protection, recently participated in a panel discussion at the Bird Flu Summit held in Washington, D.C. The summit was sponsored by DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise. DuPont Animal Health Solutions

Andy participated in the "Prevention Education Efforts and Risk Communications" discussion and highlighted DuPont's biosecurity positioning, including the use of DuPont™ Virkon® S disinfectant and DuPont™ Tyvek® personal protection products. United Nations Bird Flu coordinator Dr. David Nabarro and Homeland Security leaders also spoke at the summit.

The purpose of the event was to bring greater transparency to the global effort to fight the flu, provide an exchange network among the summit participants, and improve the quality of communication, coordination and collaboration needed for an international response program.

Conference topics included: a report from the United States and the national response; international response; how public health officials protect the public from the flu; surveillance, prevention and control; diagnosis and vaccination; international early warning system; and animal health and food safety.

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Source: DuPont Animal Health Solutions - 2nd March 2006

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