Victorian government to form Emergency Animal Disease Taskforce in case of foot and mouth outbreak

Ben Silvester
By Ben Silvester
July 29 2022 - 11:00pm
Concerning: A worker prepares to vaccinate livestock to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease in Indonesia. Picture: Getty Images

The Victorian state government has announced it will establish an Emergency Animal Disease Taskforce "to begin planning for a rapid response if an outbreak were to occur in Victoria".

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

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