Animal Epidemics: Foot and Mouth Disease

Guests: DAVID TURNER MARSHALL North Carolina State Veterinarian Raleigh, North Carolina PETER COWEN Associate Professor, Epidemiology College of Veterinary Medicine North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina THOMAS HOLT Associate Director, Veterinary Services Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service/ United States Department of Agriculture, Eastern Region Director, Regional Emergency and Disease Eradication Organization Raleigh, North Carolina BARBARA SHERRY Associate Professor, Virology College of Veterinary Medicine North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina As foot-and-mouth disease continues to move through Europe, many people are wondering if the disease could spread to the United States. And how would the U.S. respond to an outbreak? Could vaccination help? In this hour, live from Raleigh, North Carolina, we'll take a look at animal epidemics. How do diseases move from farm-to-farm and across continents? Are we doing enough to protect our livestock?

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