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Agroterrorism: Managing Foreign & Emerging Animal Diseases

October 12, 2006

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Program Description:
Co-sponsored by the Center for Rural Public Health Preparedness at the School of Rural Public Health, Texas A&M University System-Health Science Center.

This program will focus on the epidemiology and biosecurity of endemic livestock diseases and potential threats of foreign animal diseases.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the difference between foreign and emerging animal diseases.
  2. Recognize livestock diseases that have the potential to be a threat to human health.
  3. Identify the roles of agencies involved in minimizing the threat of these diseases.

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Who Should Attend:
Public health and health care professionals concerned with emerging infections, zoonoses, bioterrorism, emergency preparedness, epidemiology, communicable disease control, surveillance, and vaccine production, working at the local, state, and national level.



Co-sponsored by the Center for Rural Public Health Preparedness at the School of Rural Public Health, Texas A&M University System-Health Science Center.

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number U90/CCU224249-03. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

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