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Battling on for Avian Flu preventive vaccination

Category: News
9 August 2006

The hottest July day on record (July 19) saw EFRC/The Organic Research Centre, along with an extensive alliance of like-minded poultry organisations (see list) busy at the heart of the political establishment Dining Room B of the House of Commons. There to drive home to the assembled MPs, Lords, Defra officials and other interested parties the core message that the time has now come to deploy preventive vaccination in the UK as a key tool in the fight against the looming endemic status in wild birds of the H5N1 avian influenza (AI) virus.

For further reading and detailed scientific analysis of issues around preventive vaccination for Avian Influenza please follow links. (We are grateful to Dr Christine Ashton for her help in researching these crucial papers)

Scientific references and links relevant to AI preventive vaccination

A summary of preventive vaccination requirements

A selection of media coverage of Vaccination Nation's launch at the House of Commons on July 19th 2006 - follow the links...



For the full article please click here.

Keywords: avian flu bulletin 84

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