To provide a timely and effective response to any intentional or unintentional emergency involving animals, including, but not limited to: bioterrorism, agriterrorism, emerging infectious disease, man-made or natural events.
1) Minimize threats to the health and safety of animals and humans
2) Minimize economic impact of animal emergencies
3) Decrease the spread of disease to animals and humans
4) Understand the interface between human and animal health
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