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WMA president calls for closer cooperation between doctors and vets

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CLOSER cooperation between medical doctors and veterinarians is more necessary than ever, according to the president of the World Medical Association (WMA).

Writing in his blog on the WMA's website on November 23, Cecil Wilson, the association's president, said: ‘In the realm of medicine and public health, cooperation between these fields has never been more urgent. Of the nearly 1500 diseases now recognised in humans 60 per cent are caused by pathogens …

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