Due to growing importance of the poultry industry as a supplier of animal proteins, poultry veterinarians will have to take more responsibility in guaranteeing public health. This issue, pointed out during the 14th World Veterinary Poultry Congress held in Istanbul, Turkey, has become even more evident since the spread of avian influenza across the globe.
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Keywords: WVPA, WVPC, avian influenza, veterinarians, health