|China's First Zoonoses Lab|
China’s first Zoonoses Lab was established on February 18, 2009 in Changchun. The new lab is designed to work on the prevention and control of Zoonoses, including highly pathogenic bird flu, SARS, rabies, and foot-and-mouth disease. The lab, established by the Chinese Academy of Military Medical Sciences Institute of Military Veterinary, has gathered high caliber research personnel, including academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Equipped with advanced instruments and equipment, such as liquid chromatograph mass spectrometer and flow cytometry, the Lab will work on an array of Zoonoses, including highly pathogenic bird flu, SARS, rabies, foot-and-mouth disease, brucellosis, EHEC, hemorrhagic fever, and Kala-azar. Additionally, the lab will have some basic research activities on Hendra virus, Nipah virus,monkeypox, and West Nile virus appeared in the adjacent countries.