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Iraq has confirmed the country's first outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry for more than one year. New cases have been reported in Hungary and Taiwan, while veterinary authorities continue to deal with the aftermath of previous avian flu outbreaks in Ireland and the U.S.
There are multiple reasons the animal agriculture industry faces a shortage of veterinarians, but one of the most disturbing ones for Dr. Christine Navarre, professor at the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Animal Sciences, is a lack of instructional resources at veterinary colleges.
Two highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus variants are circulating in Hungary, and one of these is a new reassortment. New outbreaks of the disease have been confirmed in poultry in Germany and Poland, as well as Taiwan and Vietnam.
A lot of companies are providing agriculture-related educational worksheets to kids that currently can't go to school, perhaps something on biosecurity could be next and create trust between producers and consumers?