Warner sends letter to CDC director on dog importation suspension –

“The temporary ban is a concern for the many US diplomatic and military families living in Virginia. While I know these families may be eligible for a derogation, your agency website states that these permits are “extremely limited” and this tedious application process has resulted in pet owners looking for a solution strive, ”wrote Warner. “I respectfully ask the CDC to work with Congress to find long-term solutions to this problem, particularly in the following areas: the disruption of animal and human vaccination programs due to the pandemic, the lack of safe animal quarantine facilities in the US, the” With the pandemic’s increased demand for pets and the unique impact the ban has had on diplomatic and military families, the number of breeders who are sacrificing is increasing. “