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Dr Atsuo Hata

Dr Atsuo Hata has over 50 years of experience working in the Japanese animal health industry. He is Animal Pharm’s freelance contributor for Japan. Dr Hata provides news, insight and analysis on a range of topics impacting the Japanese veterinary medicines sector.
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