The United States invested $ 2 million in a new laboratory and training center at the Institute of Veterinary Medicine in Kiev to prevent bird flu.
This was announced by the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Tefft during the official opening of the laboratory, transfer
"We are all familiar with articles that appear in the press about diseases such as" bird flu "or" African swine fever. " It is therefore very important that Ukraine had the opportunity to diagnose and to prevent severe and terrible disease to premature to report on the negative consequences that may arise, "- he said.
However, he expressed confidence that the lab, with modern equipment, will be able to cope with all the tasks, and most importantly — the prevention of diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans.