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Surveillance systems need sustained support – FAO

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‘ANIMAL health remains one of the weakest links in terms of how the world deals with disease risks,’ was the warning given last week to international health and agriculture ministers by Juan Lubroth, the chief veterinary officer of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Speaking at a meeting on the Global Health Security Agenda, held in Indonesia on August 20 and 21, Dr Lubroth said that the current Ebola disease outbreak in West Africa was …

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