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Disease Surveillance, Eradication, and Control Program


Disease surveillance, eradication, and control programs have achieved significant success over the years in reducing animal disease in the U.S. Yet animal disease remains a reality in the U.S. as illustrated in the following examples.

Click on each example to read how the inability to effectively trace diseased animals can have widespread consequences.

A cow

Cattle - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Group of cows

Cattle - Bovine Tuberculosis

A pig

Swine - Psuedorabies Virus


Poultry - Exotic Newcastle Disease (END)

A horse

Equine - Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA)

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