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MPs to take further evidence on bovine TB

28 February 2013

On Wednesday 6 March the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold the fourth evidence session of its inquiry into the vaccination of badgers and cattle against bovine TB.

Wednesday 6 March, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

Witnesses

At 3.00pm

Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA)

  • Professor Glyn Hewinson, Chief Scientist
  • Simon Hall, Veterinary Director

This session will explore the efficacy and practicality of the Cattle BCG vaccine and DIVA test and the EU requirement for further field trials . It will also cover progress towards developing an oral vaccine for badgers.

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