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Foot and mouth vaccines are not the silver bullet

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
July 14 2022 - 7:00am
Why we're not rolling out FMD vaccines just yet

Vaccination is not a silver bullet for dealing with the threat of foot and mouth disease, nor will it be the sole answer should the devastating livestock disease make its way to Australian shores.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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