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A Review on Ruminant and Human Brucellosis in Somalia

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This review article aims to describe the prevalence of brucellosis in ruminants and humans in Somalia and also guides policy makers to draw sound decisions regarding brucellosis control policies. It is concluded that brucellosis is of no public health importance in Somalia. Nevertheless, it is suggested that a stronger inter-sectoral collaboration among veterinary, medical and public health professionals at the federal and country level in terms of one-health approach should be promoted.

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The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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Hassan-Kadle, A. (2015) A Review on Ruminant and Human Brucellosis in Somalia. Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 5, 133-137. doi: 10.4236/ojvm.2015.56018.

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