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BVA President looks back on the 2001 FMD outbreak

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THE BVA believes that the UK is now better prepared for an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease than it was 10 years ago, but warns that the country is still at risk.

Commenting on the 10th anniversary of the start of the 2001 FMD outbreak last month, Harvey Locke, the BVA President, said that, 10 years after the devastation of 2001, the UK remained at risk, but important lessons had been learned.

‘Today the …

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