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Special Incidents 

Special Incidents
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Special Incidents
Author(s):

Ian Greaves

and Paul Hunt

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199238088.003.0006
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date: 24 September 2021

Chapter 6 covers general information on animal health, the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), animal disease control including UK disease alert status, how to deal with an exotic disease outbreak, stages of a foot and mouth disease incident, major incidents on the rail network, flooding and national rescue programme, air incidents, river and maritime incidents, dealing with a suspect package (‘white powder incident’), and risk assessment.

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