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.Shimano Dura-Ace BR-R9110 Caliper Brake (for Front) IBRR9110F82 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.Rawlings R1502-R Wheeled Equipment Bag - Royal (r1502r)
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.SIDI Fahrradschuhe MTB Trace Größe 41 yellow black
“Our study demonstrates the effectiveness of the first oral vaccine against this disease on Eurasian wild boarSIDI Fahrradschuhe MTB Trace Größe 37 black red,” said a co-author of a paper on the research, Jose Angel Barasona. “Overall, we demonstrate that oral immunization of wild boar conferred 92% protection against a highly pathogenic strain of ASF, which is currently circulating in Asia and Europe.” Continue reading
Health agencies have shared the message again and again: SIDI Fahrradschuhe ROAD Alba Größe 38 black redWashing 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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Others still pointed out that they believed they could eliminate bacteria concerns by washing counters and sinks after rinsing chicken.A ER, guidon, Predaper Charbon 750mm, 31,8mm, 12,7mm Rise While disinfecting the countertops is always a wise choice and should be done anyway, rinsing chicken is still ineffective in the first place. Continue reading
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The first quarter 2019 report is now live.All-Star System Seven White Two-Tone Youth Baseball Catcher's Helmet - Scarlet It’s compiled from data originating from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and provides a snapshot of the U.S. psychoactive drug market.
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You can check out the full array of data online here.
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People who work in food production and processing, as well as food-allergic individuals, can tell you a lot about food allergens — what they are, how they work, and even how they are regulated and labeled. Sram Apex Shifters Road Bike Double Cycling 2x10 Speed AlloyHalo SAS 27.5 MT Front Wheel 27.5 (650b) 27.5 shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Kingcamp Ultralight Camping Cot With Removable Pillow 4.9 Pounds Aluminum Frame
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?2 5 8 Barrel -3 Rawlings VELO 33in 30oz White and bluee Baseball Bat 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.
“We looked at knowledge and attitudes, and the key finding would be that the knowledge levels are not as good as we would expect in restaurant staff, because these are the people that are handling food on a daily basisMavic Deep V Powertap SL+ Wireless Wheel Disc Cover Quarq Power meter Ant+,” senior researcher Adrian Loerbroks told CNN.
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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. 20 BMX Bike Sun Envy Front WHEEL Ringle Shred Hub Wheelsmith Spokes BicycleIt 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. Northwave Winter shoes size 43 Celsius Artic GTXThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.SHADOW CONSPIRACY OPTIMIZED REAR FREECOASTER HUB LHD SEALED BMX BIKE ARSENIC NEW The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
Biosecurity is best
The virus that causes equine influenza is about as contagious as can be, meaning horse caretakers have to be vigilant. Shimano BT-DN110 Battery Built-In Type Bicycle Li-Ion Battery Power - IBTDN110A1It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading