Canadian Poultry Magazine

Avian flu strikes more poultry flocks as WOAH weighs in on vaccination and trade

By Canadian Poultry magazine   

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Organization says vaccination shouldn't be a barrier to trade.

United States and abroad, putting pressure on the industry as H5N1 and related virus continue an unprecedented spread across multiple world regions.

As more countries consider poultry vaccination to blunt the impact on the poultry sector, the World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) in a new policy brief said vaccination — when properly conducted and based in science — shouldn’t be a barrier to trade.

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