Leptospirosis video series launched
IDReC researchers in the Massey University Leptospirosis Team have released a series of short videos providing information to farmers on how to protect themselves, their families, workers and livestock from the disease.
Dr Julie Collins-Emerson launched the series as part of a presentation at the Rural Women New Zealand Annual Conference this week.
Professor Peter Wilson, Professor Cord Heuer, Dr Jackie Benschop and Dr Julie Collins-Emerson were part of the production team and also feature in the 7-part video series, providing information about vaccination, how leptospirosis affects livestock and how it can affect people.
The series includes the following episodes and can be viewed here
Introduction to Leptospirosis
Leptospirosis in people
Leptospirosis in livestock and pets
Leptospirosis in environment
Control and prevention of Leptospirosis
Future perspectives on Leptospirosis
A number of articles involving the Leptospirosis Team featured on the new ‘Discovery’ section of ‘NZ Farmer’ this week. Click here to read more.