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What does FAD stand for?

FAD stands for Foreign Animal Disease


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Based on the breadth of this mission, the DHS S&T Agricultural Defense Scientific Program at the PIADC is critical to the development of Foreign Animal Disease countermeasures that can be deployed in the event of an outbreak, including vaccines, diagnostic technology and biotherapeutics.
Based on the breadth of this mission, the DHS S&T Agricultural Defense Scientific Program at the PIADC is critical to the development of Foreign Animal Disease countermeasures that can be deployed in the event of an outbreak, including vaccines, diagnostic technology and biotherapeutics.
The NAHLN was authorized in the recently passed Farm Bill, and scientists, health professionals and others agree that the network would serve as our nation's most vital early warning system for emerging and foreign animal diseases.
Because of bilateral and international agreements and policies regarding emergency disease responses, the adverse impact of applying foreign animal disease vaccines on the exportation of US livestock and agricultural products internationally and the politically charged decision to change existing policy, an authority delegated only to the US Secretary of Agriculture, vaccine was acquired and stockpiled along the Mexico-US border but could not be applied until VEE was diagnosed.
Researchers from the Institute for Animal Health (United Kingdom), University of Oxford (United Kingdom), Agricultural Research Council-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South-Africa), Agricultural Research Service, USDA - Foreign Animal Disease Research Unit at Plum Island (United States) and Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health (The Netherlands) have been granted the money by the Wellcome Trust for a 3-year research project.
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study by researchers from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease (NCFAD) and American scientists suggests that the 1918 and 2009 H1N1 flu was probably not spread by birds.
This BSL-4 lab will be the only one in the United States to integrate several aspects of research, including how lethal agents could be used as bio-weapons; how diseases pass between humans and animals; and how emerging foreign animal diseases spread.