Taiwan working to "eradicate" avian influenza

14 November 2018, at 12:00am

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

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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