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Seal found in Norfolk garden

Lost animal made it back to the sea for the new year
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Chatter box Following the success of WSAVA's 'One Care' initiative in Asia, the organisation plans to extend it to new regions. The project has been running for three years and aims to improve standards of care in countries where companion animal practice is still emerging. Among other successes, in the past 12 months, One Care has seen the Veterinary Practitioners of Thailand develop its own hospital standards, and the Philippines Animal Hospital Association develop an animal welfare assessment framework.

One Care leader Dr Siraya Chunekamrai is planning an initiative with the Cambodian Veterinary Medical Association, which is keen to develop the profession in the country during 2017. Chatter box

Equine News
New avian flu outbreak in Lincolnshire
New avian flu outbreak in Lincolnshire

H5N8 strain confirmed in turkey flock
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France approves mandatory CCTV in abattoirs
France approves mandatory CCTV in abattoirs

Proposed law set to come into force in 2018
Scientists announce pig-gene advance
Scientists announce pig-gene advance

Technique could boost efficiency of farmed pigs
RUMA funding triples in support of AMR plan
RUMA funding triples in support of AMR plan

Strategy based on inspiring greater levels of responsible use
Avian flu confirmed in new locations
Avian flu confirmed in new locations

H5N8 detected in new countries and parts of the UK
First clues to MCR-1 function
First clues to MCR-1 function

Scientists offer insights into colistin resistance
Charity forced to let 12,000 hens go to slaughter
Charity forced to let 12,000 hens go to slaughter

Avian flu threat prevents planned hen collections
H5N8 found in backyard flock in Yorkshire
H5N8 found in backyard flock in Yorkshire

Even small flocks must be kept apart from wild birds, chief vet says
Avian influenza prevention zone extended
Avian influenza prevention zone extended

Birds required to be housed until 28 February
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Pirbright Institute takes delivery of new supercomputer

The Pirbright Institute has taken delivery of a new supercomputer which will help to process and analyse the huge amounts of data generated by its research projects.

Genome research manages massive amounts of data, which requires vast computer processing and storage capacity.

Researchers say that by eliminating the bottlenecks that often occur in data analysis, it will be possible to generate information about increasing numbers of viral diseases.

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