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From the National Pork Board, these are the plain facts about African swine fever the United States’ swine herd has never faced:
“We need to understand that certain viruses live very well in feeds and some ingredients are more supportive."
Swine influenza virus can be simply referred to as the flu, but there’s nothing simple about it in the herd.
Even as the floodwaters from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma begin to recede, significant but less obvious health threats remain. The standing water the storms have left behind will almost certainly cause an explosion of the mosquito population.
WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. — A state health assessment released earlier this year by the Kentucky Department for Public Health shows that Kentucky has had the highest rate of new hepatitis C infections in the country over the past several years.
A South African child, believed to have been infected with HIV around the time of birth, has remained free of the virus for 8 1/2 years after early treatment - renewing hope among scientists that such outliers may hold clues to help end the decades-old epidemic.
Limiting or eliminating visitor traffic on the farm ensures that the pigs likely won’t be exposed to potential new diseases.
We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door handles and park benches. We pass these tiny organisms to each other when we share a handshake or a seat on the plane.