The Congress took a step toward addressing this issue in the fiscal year 2017 State and Foreign Operations appropriations bill, which included a $70 million Emergency Reserve Fund to address infectious disease outbreaks
around the globe.
Similar numbers of waterborne disease outbreaks
were reported in association with environmental exposures to water linked with human-made (eight outbreaks) and with natural water systems (seven).
Ice cream contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus resulted in two food-borne disease outbreaks
Most respondents (36/43, 84%) assigned a high priority to entering foodborne disease outbreak
data, rating outbreak reporting as 4 or 5 on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 indicated low priority and 5 high priority.
Participants invited to the InFORM Meeting include federal, state, territorial, and local government officials responsible for leading state and national foodborne disease outbreak
surveillance and response activities among laboratory, epidemiology, and environmental health disciplines.
Officials from federal and state agencies involved in four recent zoonotic disease outbreaks
commonly cited insufficient veterinarian capacity as a workforce challenge.
TBA believes that a levy payable in the event of a disease outbreak
should be broad-based so that the burden does not fall unfairly on too few horse owners.
Powys board member responsible for Public Protection, Coun Graham Brown said: "The six-day standstill rule is seen as an important disease control measure, ensuring the movement of animals is properly monitored should a disease outbreak
China's Agriculture Ministry has confirmed a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak
among 18 heads of cattle in the northwestern province of Gansu, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday.
This paper describes the effect of a disease outbreak
on the success of a translocation for conservation management in a critically endangered species.
In today's fast-paced world, communicable diseases can be transported anywhere in just hours, making a disease outbreak
in even the most remote locale potentially threatening to everyone.
This multi-lateral agreement allows the governments in these countries to pool resources when an animal disease outbreak
happens in one of their territories.