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Epidemiology Concepts for Disease in Animal Groups  The purpose of this module is to introduce the epidemiologic concepts applicable to understanding disease in animal groups to veterinary students and veterinary practitioners in a self-learning mode.   College of Veterinary Medicine,Washington State University

The Globalization of Public Health: Emerging Infectious Diseases and International Relations  David P. Fidler Associate Professor of Law, Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington. B.C.L., 1991, Oxford University; J.D., 1991, Harvard Law School; M.Phil., 1988, Oxford University; B.A., 1986, University of Kansas. Environmental Health General Information General Veterinary Research & Publications

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The global electronic reporting system for outbreaks emerging infectious diseases & toxins, open to all sources. ProMED-mail, the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases, is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. ... ... ... .... .... .... ... ... ... .... .... ....  

World Anthrax Data Center
A service of the Center World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Public Health Department of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA . Martin Hugh Jones , Director. ... ... ... .... .... .... ... ... ... .... .... .... 
Agrodefense Information Resource   According to Dr. Michael Margolian in the paper Agricultural Bio-terrorism: View from the United States: Since the 1960s, the Department of Defense (DoD) has worked with USDA to protect America's plants and animals against disease. In 1971, 4,000 DoD personnel provided assistance to USDA during a Texas outbreak of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis. Some 140 soldiers were enlisted in support of the campaign against the 1983 Pennsylvanian outbreak of Avian Influenza. In June 1997, DoD lent equipment to USDA for combating the Medfly in Florida. In 1998, DoD assisted the South Dakota National Guard in developing contingency plans to deal with a potential biological attack against the state's swine  population. In 1999, DoD's US Army Medical Institute of Infectious Diseases supported the Centers for Disease Control's efforts to isolate the cause of New York's West Nile Fever outbreak. ....

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