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EU referendum
EU membership and animal health and welfare
  1. Richard Chamings
  1. White House Vets, 156 Newtown Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 1PJ, e-mail:

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IN her attempt to justify Britain's continuing membership of the EU, Liz Truss, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, bases her case on the fact that we benefit from EU-wide disease surveillance, and access to world-class scientists and laboratory facilities (VR, April 30, 2016, vol 178, p 435).

Scientists have always shared their research worldwide, and, were we to leave the EU, disease surveillance would carry on …

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