Martin Hugh-Jones

Online Slide Presentation - 2002 Ontario Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting.
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from Dr. Hugh-Jones is one of the foremost authorities on anthrax. He is currently Coordinator of the World Health Organization (WHO) Working Group on Anthrax Research and Control. He also has served as Chairman of the WHO/Veterinary Public Health Working Group: “Anthrax: Epidemiology and Information.” In addition, Dr. Hugh-Jones participated in the investigation of the 1979 anthrax outbreak in Sverdlovsk (now known as Yekaterinburg) in the former USSR. He was in Moscow and Yekaterinburg in 1992 when the Russian government admitted the source of the outbreak to have been an accidental spore emission from a biological warfare facility. He oversees the content of the World Anthrax Data Site, a website that provides anthrax occurrence data for nearly 200 countries. Interview with Martin Hugh-Jones on Anthrax, March 2003