ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 21, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The problem in Britain of where to bury animals killed to control foot-and-mouth disease reported.
(Plum Island and Long Island, New York: Lisa Stark) The scientific fight against the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease featured; scenes shown from the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Long Island where research on the disease has been going on since 1954. [Plum Island lab chief Thomas McKENNA - talks about the chances for foot-and-mouth disease in the US.] [Plum Island research leader Peter MASON - talks about a vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease.] Security measures on Plum Island reviewed. [Plum Island safety manager Thomas SAWICKI - outlines safety procedures.]
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