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Thanks for sharing, a very to the point publication. After working on the crossroad between human health and animal health, mainly in China for the past 10 years, I see no other option than a common approach in prevention and control of emerging animal diseases, especially in Asia. What I also experienced is the lack of interest of the emerging animal protein producers in participating in such an approach. After all, the producers carry large costs in case of large-scale outbreaks.
If raising awareness and increasing biosecurity would be rewarded by making it possible to insure the direct and indirect financial losses, preparedness planning, risk education and early detection would become an economic value in itself, like it is when you take a fire insurance as an example. As long as preparation is done on the basis of National guidelines, followed poor implementation and control because of the costs, bio security at farm level remains undervalued.