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Parasitic and Vector Borne Diseases

Committee on Parasitic and Vector Borne Diseases

The purpose of the Committee on Parasitic and Vector-Borne Diseases is to encourage investigation of, and research on, the epidemiology of new and ongoing parasitic or vector-borne diseases that threaten the health of the animal industry of the United States, including foreign parasitic and vector-borne diseases; to encourage the development of new parasiticides to control parasitic diseases; to promote the cooperation of the agencies of the United States government, including USDA, EPA, and FDA, as well as academic institutions and private industry (through the Animal Health Institute); to develop safe and cost effective preventive measures and/or treatments to control identified parasitic or vector-borne diseases; and to encourage regulatory agencies to restrict entry into the United States of potentially health threatening, parasitic or vector-borne diseases.

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