Spain, a country that has successfully fought to eliminate African swine fever (ASF) from its borders in years past, is testing a potential new vaccine against ASF virus.PSL HopeB Men's Black Leather Smart Slip On shoes (R26B) The oral vaccine has been tested so far on wild boars, but if the results are successful, it could be used to protect the country’s domestic herds.Adidas Women's Adilette CF+ Stripes W Famous Slide Sandal - Choose SZ color
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Nike Mens Air More Money Leather Platform Athletic shoes Sneakers BHFO 3053Washing raw meat just causes the bacteria to splash around your sink, your hands and your clothes.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweeted a reminder about this fact recently: “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other foods or utensils in the kitchen.”
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A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Johnston Murphy Brown Sheepskin Leather Men's 13M Woven Loafers Huarache shoes Did they know how allergic reactions worked, and did they feel comfortable serving food-allergic diners? Roughly 10% of people in Europe and North America have food allergies, and evidence suggests that percentage is growing.
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The threat of equine influenza took the horse racing world by storm this year as an above-average number of infections cancelled races in the United Kingdom. New Balance Men's Running shoes SIZE 11 D Green Yellow, Grey Style M790RA6It was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
The ongoing U.K. outbreak has seen 69 cases, mostly in England, but one as far north as Aberdeenshire in Scotland. Men Hugo Boss shoes Maze_Lowp_knit2 Sneakers White Size 13The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Gola Cadet Mens Forest Synthetic & Textile Fashion Trainers The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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