No evidence that SARS stems from farm animals

Interview with Peter Roeder
Animal Health Officer, FAO

The spread of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus has caused major concern around the world. There has been media speculation that intensive livestock production might be a breeding ground for the virus.

Peter Roeder, FAO Animal Production and Health Division, comments on the potential link between agriculture, livestock production and the SARS pandemic.

 

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