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Captured by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) staff member, Derek Sakris, this image depicted employees from the CDC, and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), as they worked together at a U.S. port of entry. They were inspecting the importation of bushmeat, in order to determine if the species were regulated by CDC, which prohibits the importation of bushmeat made from CDC-regulated animals, including monkeys and African rodents, This is done to help prevent contagious diseases from spreading to the United States. In this image, Deborah Forcht (CDC) on the left, and Holli Polansky (FWS), inspect a bushmeat shipment in Anchorage, Alaska. This picture was an entry in the 2016 CDC Connects, Public Health in Action Photo Contest, in the categories of Programs-International and Programs-Domestic.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date: 2016
Photo Credit: Derek Sakris
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