Various birds on sale at an animal market in Bali, Indonesia. Scientists will teach veterinarians to detect diseases early in animal populations to help prevent future outbreaks among humans. Photo: Agoes Rudianto

Coronavirus: Asian vets head to Australia to prepare for next pandemic

  • Scientists will teach 200 veterinary surgeons to detect infectious diseases before they leap from animals to humans – like Covid-19 did
  • This is part of a three-year Australian government project and an Indo-Pacific programme to take a more proactive approach to fighting pandemics
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Various birds on sale at an animal market in Bali, Indonesia. Scientists will teach veterinarians to detect diseases early in animal populations to help prevent future outbreaks among humans. Photo: Agoes Rudianto
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