PBS NewsHour

In Thailand, tracking animal health to prevent human disease

Clip: 01/24/2019 | 6m 56s

Viruses like avian flu, Ebola and Marburg often fester in animals before moving into human populations. Animals in regions that are geographically remote present particular challenges for disease containment. But in Thailand, local residents are using technology, including digital scanning, to track animals and stop outbreaks before they start. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

Aired: 01/24/19

Rating: NR

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