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Taiwan working to "eradicate" avian influenza

TAIWAN, 13 November 2018 - Taiwan's Council of Agriculture said it plans to eradicate avian influenza virus by stepping up monitoring and prevention measures at domestic poultry farms as it opened its new Research Center for Avian Influenza Control and Prevention
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The new research centre will focus on data collection and visualisations of this data to show changes in AI conditions to prevent and control outbreaks. Monitoring farms will be set up in 22 townships and the centre intends to work with the Ministry of Health and Welfare's Centers for Disease Control, promoting collaboration between physicians and veterinarians.

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Ryan Johnson

Editor at The Poultry Site

Ryan worked in conservation from 2008 to 2017, during which time he operated a rainbow trout hatchery and helped to maintain public and protected green spaces in Canada for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. As editor of The Poultry Site, he now writes about challenges and opportunities in agriculture across the globe.