APHA scientists have contributed to a global study to understand the spread of avian influenza across continents. Veterinary Epidemiologist Dr Andrew Breed describes this work and ongoing work at APHA on the surveillance for this important disease.
Andrew Breed is a veterinary epidemiologist at the APHA.
His current role involves: leading and managing projects in national and international veterinary epidemiology and public health; duty epidemiologist on call for notifiable disease outbreaks; lead epidemiologist for EU/OIE/FAO Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza; Departmental Science Lead for Epidemiology and Surveillance of Viral Diseases; supervision of postgraduate students; member of APHA’s Wildlife Expert Group and Academic Board. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine and recognised veterinary specialist in Wildlife Population Health.
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