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APHA Virologist co-directing the new UK - International Global Coronavirus Network (UK-ICN)

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APHA Lead Scientist and world-renowned virologist Dr Sharon Brookes is co-directing a new network linked to our expanding Coronavirus programme. Find out how APHA will provide crucial advice to stakeholders, policy makers and key international bodies in this exciting new initiative.

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.

Our scientists help with COVID-19 testing at the UK Biocentre in Milton Keynes

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In this blog Lucia Biffar, Scientific Project Manager for the Animal and Plant Health Agency, talks about her experiences volunteering with a group of APHA scientists to work at the one of the national Coronavirus testing centres.