Avian Flu Threat

Federal regulators, industry leaders, and researchers testified at a hearing on the economic and national security threats of avian flu to poultry… read more

Federal regulators, industry leaders, and researchers testified at a hearing on the economic and national security threats of avian flu to poultry farms and the general public. Avian influenza, or “bird flu,” is a disease caused by infection from bird viruses that can infect poultry and other bird and animal species. The witnesses discussed the effects of past outbreaks, the potential for an outbreak in the near future, and efforts to prevent the disase from becoming a major public health problem. close

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  • John R. Clifford Chief Veterinary Officer Department of Agriculture
  • Christopher Currie Director Government Accountability Office->Homeland Security and Justice Issues
  • Joni Ernst U.S. Senator (Class 2) [R] Iowa
  • Jack Gelb Director University of Delaware->Avian Biosciences Center
  • Ron Johnson U.S. Senator (Class 3) [R] Wisconsin
  • Gary Peters U.S. Senator (Class 2) [D] Michigan
  • Scott Schneider President Wisconsin Poultry and Egg Industries Association
  • Anne Schuchat M.D. Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
  • Jon Tester U.S. Senator (Class 1) [D] Montana
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Avian Flu Threat

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Program ID:
327001-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 08, 2015 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2015 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 08, 2015 | 11:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 09, 2015 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 09, 2015 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 10, 2015 | 10:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2015 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2015 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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