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Bovine Tuberculosis – Testing and examining bTB-positive animals

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Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) is an infectious disease of cattle. It is one of the most significant animal health challenges that England faces today, costing taxpayers more than £100 million each year. In 2020 alone, more than 27,000 cattle had to be slaughtered to curb its spread.

APHA celebrates the work of our female scientists on International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

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Today marks the sixth International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This year, we highlight the range of roles and opportunities available to women in science. The accompanying video features a small selection of our female scientists explaining their roles and why APHA is a great place to work.

Veterinary Pathologist vacancy at our internationally renowned science headquarters

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Put your veterinary skills and pathology experience to work in an interesting and influential role. You will be underpinning the crucial work of a dedicated agency that is tackling disease and ensuring the health of animals throughout the UK. We offer the opportunity to work on high impact diseases of farm animals, poultry and many other species, good work life balance and job security.