Potential Economic Impacts of Avian Influenza in LAC
AbstractThis presentation discuses bird flu in two different related scenarios: as a disease that could affect the Poultry Sector and as a disease that could cause a Human Pandemic. The paper includes an analysis on what's at stake, risks and probabilities, costs, impacts and ways of prevention, as well as a series of conclusions. This presentation was created for the Seminar "The Mass Media and the Threat of Avian Influenza in Latin America" held in August of 2006.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 54638.
Date of creation: Aug 2006
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Agricultural policy; Plant; animal; & food production; Diseases; Avian Influenza; bird flu; poultry; mass media; human pandemic; zoonosis;
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