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USDA grants $5 mln for bird flu research

The USDA recently awarded US$5 mln to the University of Maryland-College Park to study the prevention and control of avian influenza.

This funding renews the Avian Influenza Coordinated Agricultural Project (AICAP), which was originally created in 2005 through the USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service. The AICAP is composed of a multidisciplinary team of researchers and extension specialists representing 17 states.
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