The science behind Foot & Mouth Disease

The sound of burning flesh paints a grim picture of the future of Australian agriculture if Foot and Mouth were to wreak havoc…but what exactly is this disease that has famers so concerned?

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Dr Dominic Smith – Associate Professor at Griffith University with a particular focus on agriculture, finance and food systems in Asia.

Wilna Vosloo – Principal Research Scientist for Food at Mouth Disease at the CSIRO’s Australian Animal Health Laboratory

Producer: Perrie Moller

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