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on February 28, 2019

Canadian fined for bringing pathogens on airplane

Newcastle disease and Duck adenovirus 1 among viruses that were intercepted at airport

An Ontario man has been fined CA$20,000 (US$15,200) after being convicted of bringing test tubes containing pathogens that pose serious disease threats to animals into an airport.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Gang Li, a resident of Guelph, Ontario, was convicted in the Ontario Court of Justice…

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