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What it's like working on the ground during a bird flu outbreak

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A bird flu warning sign on a metal fence. The sign reads 'Notice Avian Influenza Infected Place'

Between December 2016 and June 2017 the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) England and Wales dealt with 13 avian influenza infected premises. Of the 13 confirmed cases, 12 were in England and one in Wales. APHA vet Alexandra Tocu talks about her experiences with two of the cases.

The Veterinary Public Health Association and Association of Government Vets Autumn Conference – register quick!

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Logos of the Association of Government Vets and Veterinary Publish Health Association next to the title of the November 2017 conference: Embracing Innovation

The Association of Government Veterinarians and Veterinary Public Health Association's November Conference is this Thursday. APHA's Kate Sharpe gets evangelical about why you should make the effort to attend.

Celebrating 100 years of veterinary and scientific collaboration: APHA’s Weybridge laboratory reaches its centenary

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Photo of the front of the modern day APHA building in Weybridge

Celebrating the centenary of the Animal and Plant Health Agency's Weybridge lab, Veterinary Director Simon Hall looks at the history of the site and how Government Vets are as relevant to protecting Great Britain today as they were 100 years ago.