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An infrared image of a cow infected with the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus.

Opinion: Lessons the livestock industry can learn from COVID-19

By examining the measures that helped control the COVID-19 outbreak in humans, we can identify similar measures to use in a serious animal disease outbreak.

As COVID-19 spreads through human populations around the world, many sectors started untangling lessons learned from one of the worst global health emergencies in our lifetime. The social and economic ripples of this virus across Canada have affected industries, businesses, communities and individuals to varying degrees and the livestock industry has not been spared. COVID-19 […] Read more