Department of Livestock Encourages the Public to Submit Comments on the Removal of Brucellosis from the Select Agent List
May 6, 2020
Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Livestock is encouraging the public to submit comments to remove brucellosis from the select agent (or bioterror) list. Diseases on the select agent list have severe restrictions on research because they could pose a threat to human, animal, or plant health. The comment period for this notice closes on May 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.
Including brucellosis on the list has prevented research that could have led to new vaccines, diagnostics, and other methods of disease control, says, Dr. Marty Zaluski, Montana State Veterinarian. “Without better too...