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Now,Swine-Flu!

...osed to pigs are at heightened risk of contracting swine influenza.// The study, which is published in the...tact with pigs in Iowa, the state with the highest swine production. They found that, of the four groups, farmers were most likely to be seropositive, i.e....

US Pigs Could Be Affected In Event Of Bird Flu

... look into increasing their biosecurity, so do the swine farmers," said John El-Attrache, a veterinary path...xas A&M University. "Bird flu can readily infect a swine species and for the most part, go from swine on into humans." But pigs have had nothing to do with t...

Link Between Solar Flares And Strokes Under Study

...rms occurring in seven-year and 12-year rhythms in swine as well as sheep. Another study found abortions among girls occurring in 10-year cycles in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Kovac wrote that his and other theories linking human health and time cycles in nature are "so far generally ignored due t...

Chancroid Vaccine Holds Promise In Reducing HIV Transmission

...emoglobin. The researchers found that immunizing swine with a purified hemoglobin receptor protected the animals from a challenge infection, even after multiple attempts at infection. Blood tests showed that the immunized pigs formed antibodies that prevented the chancroid bacteria from binding hemoglo...

Second Human Case of ‘Mad cow’ Disease In Netherlans

...nimal disease crises in the past decade, including swine fever, foot-and-mouth disease, and bird flu, which has lead to the culling of millions of livestock....

Antibacterial Products Ensure Food Safety and Health

...f a ban on feed additives for growth promotion for swine estimated that in the first year net profits would decrease $4.17 per head finished. ? A cattle study assumed that a ban of human-use antibiotics from use in animal growth promotion would result in a cost increase of 0.5% to 3.3% per pound of beef....

FMD tests at abattoir

...ratory test results for foot and mouth disease and swine vesicular disease mean that restrictions have been lifted on the slaughterhouse and the farm the pigs originated from.” YT...

A New H3N1 Virus Identified In Pigs In South Korea

H3N1 swine influenza virus in domestic pigs has been identifi...n pigs with respiratory diseases at two commercial swine farms in Korea. Further testing confirmed that the H3N1 viruses were reassortments of an H3 human...

Human Pheromones: Fact and Fiction

...a or urine of several mammalian species, including swine and hamsters, have been validated as pheromones. However, the chemical identities of human pheromones remain elusive. Preti comments, 'To date, no scientifically rigorous study using human secretions has led to the isolation and chemical identific...

EU Commission to Set Up Rapid Action Team

... Kyprianou, recent and past outbreaks of bird flu, swine fever or foot-and-mouth disease in the 27-nation bloc 'highlighted the importance of having well-prepared, well-trained personnel available to provide their expertise in dealing with the problem.' ANN...

Steps To Prevent Out-Break Of Bird Flu

... of all livestock, products related to poultry and swine from the affected countries. b. Border States of Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh have been alerted. c. States have been advised to increase surveillance, especially around water bodies; advise farmers to keep poultry indoors; prevent intermingli...

Chinas Blue Ear Virus-no Hogwash

Chinas swine are under threat from an outbreak of the highly pathogenic blue ear virus. According to official figures, around a million pigs perished from the disease , a fact made public for the first time, today, in Beijing. In January, China identified the c...

Georgia Hit With African Swine Fever: FAO

Georgia has been hit by African swine fever, a devastating pig disease that could also t...h alert," he added There is no vaccine for African swine fever (ASF), which causes fever and has a high fatality rate, though it does not affect humans. "T...

Georgia may Lose Most Pigs to Swine Fever: FAO

...sk of losing most of its pig population to African swine fever and the devastating disease could also threa...gia may lose most of its pig population to African swine fever", estimated at about half a million pigs. To date, neighbouring countries have not reported ...

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