James Roth, professor of veterinary medicine at
- Dense populations of animals.
- Extensive transportation of animals.
- Poor traceability of animals.
- Lack of immunity among domestic animals to foreign-animal diseases.
Underlying all of this is the threat by terrorist groups to do harm to the
However, despite this threat, some surprising holes still exist in our nation’s ability to prepare and respond to an attack.
For example, the
At a meeting with editors at Vance Publishing Corp. — parent company of Drovers — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns said he is aware of the level-4 lab situation and will work to address it. “It is on the radar screen,” he said.
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