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Plum Island Animal Disease Center News and Research

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Press Release

New Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccine Gets Licensed for Use on Cattle http://www.dhs.gov/st-piadc-press-release-oct-2012

News Release

A Disease You've Probably Never Heard of Destroyed Cattle, Starved Millions, and Brought Down Empires before Tufts Veterinarians Wiped it off the Face of the Earth: http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2011/features/contagion.html

BBC News visits Plum Island: http://www.bbc.co.uk/search/?q=plum%20island

Dreaded “Cattle Plague” Disease Eradicated: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dreaded-cattle-plague-disease-eradicated-123042793.html

LA Times article on FMD vaccine: http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-foot-mouth-vaccine-20120705,0,1856834.story

Rinderpest Eradication: Appropriate Technology and Social Innovations (Science 14 September 2012): http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6100/1309

S&T Snapshot on FMD vaccine license: http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/st-animal-disease.shtm

S&T Snapshot on The Plum Island Story: http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1229963052561.shtm

USDA Scientists at Plum Island Discover how FMD Infection Begins in Cattle: http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2010/101213.htm

USDA Agricultural Research Service article on Plum Island: http://www.ars.usda.gov/plum/forum1295.htm

Vaccine Offers New Control Options for FMD: http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2007/070531.htm

YSPH Alumnus Plays a Pivotal Role in Eradicating Rinderpest Disease: http://news.yale.edu/2012/07/19/ysph-alumnus-plays-pivotal-role-eradicating-rinderpest-disease

Published Research

Plum Island Agricultural Research Service publications: http://www.ars.usda.gov/services/services.htm?modecode=19-40-00-00&filteryear=2011

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